Friday, February 4, 2011

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and its Legacy: One Day Conf, CUNY (Free: Registration Required)

Out of the Smoke and the Flame: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and Its Legacy

March 24, 2011; 9 a.m. — 6:30 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

March 25, 2011, will mark the centennial commemoration of one of the most important events in the history of the U.S. labor movement, the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. fire. The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies will cosponsor a one-day national conference that will assess the historical significance of the fire with a focus on its present day legacy, from *9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24 *. The conference is free and open to the public but registration is required due to limited space.

We hope you will attend the conference and also circulate this information to the members of your organization.

For registration, more details and the full conference program, visit .

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