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        Triangle Fire: The Triangle Shirtwaist Strike

        Triangle Shirtwaist Factory owners Isaac Harris and Max Blanck paid off police and hired thugs to beat striking garment workers. Despite physical abuse and public indifference, the women at the Triangle factory held to their strike, and inspired other shirtwaist factory workers. Video excerpt from American Experience: “Triangle Fire.”

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