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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Elaine Landau

Label
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
Title
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Landau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains what sweatshops are and provides details of the fire that destroyed a New York City company, which later led to important fire safety laws. A cornerstone of Freedom, Second Series, is the updated and newly designed extension of the acclaimed original series. Focusing specifically on key events in American history, from colonial times to the present day, the Cornerstones books support history, social studies, and geography curricula for middle school students. Each book includes expanded subject coverage, subheadings, informative sidebars, glossary terms, timelines, and additional resources, as well as an attractive new design and dramatic photographs. On March 26, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. Due to locked doors, unsafe fire escapes, and hazardous working conditions; this tragic fire caused the deaths of 146 people. Later, it also caused important changes in the law. Author Elaine Landau retells the dramatic story of the fire and discusses the resulting safety and fire prevention laws that were passed to help prevent future tragedies
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
974.7/1041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.5
LC item number
.L235 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cornerstones of freedom.
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Elaine Landau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index
Control code
ocm55149258
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780516236261
Lccn
2004010676
Other control number
9780516236261
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Elaine Landau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index
Control code
ocm55149258
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780516236261
Lccn
2004010676
Other control number
9780516236261
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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