The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911

Historians talked about the legacy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in which 146 garment workers died on March 25, 1911, in New York… read more

Historians talked about the legacy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in which 146 garment workers died on March 25, 1911, in New York City. After the presentations, one of which included visuals, the presenters responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Alice Kessler-Harris chaired.

“The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911: A Centennial Remembrance” was a panel of the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, held at the Hilton-Americas Houston. The panel was co-sponsored by the Labor and Working-Class History Association and the OAH Committee on the Status of Women in the Historical Profession. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
298413-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2011

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 2011 | 11:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 11:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 11:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 9:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 4:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2011 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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