The rioters set the stage and seats on fire.
What follows is a front-page story published in the Forverts on May 15, 1902, the day thousands of women took to the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan to boycott the price of meat. Within a week the strike spread across the country; by June 9 the price of meat had dropped.
One of the two bosses of the Triangle factory takes the witness stand.
An opinion piece calls the Triangle fire “mass murder.”
Forverts editor Abraham Cahan on what can be learned from the Triangle fire.
The Triangle bosses are acquitted.
The Ladies Waist Makers Union discloses firetraps to various city departments.
A Triangle juror speaks to the press.
The case of the Triangle bosses goes to the jury.
The two bosses of the Triangle Waist Company, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris, are indicted for first degree manslaughter.