text Flesh and blood so cheap : the Triangle fire and its legacy

Describes the conditions in the textile industry in the early 20th century behind the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company that led to the death of many young women, and explains its impact on the labor movement and on society.
Prelude : the tragic heart -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : uprising of the 20,000 -- The third gate : fire at the triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
182 p. : ill. 21 x 25 cm.
Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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