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        Contains Some violent images of strikers., Some violent images of striking garment workers.

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        Triangle Fire: Police Brutality against Strikers

        During the 1909 shirtwaist strike, the government, police, and general public expressed no sympathy for the striking workers. Police officers violently suppressed the mostly female strikers. Video excerpt from American Experience: “Triangle Fire.”

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