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A new memorial to the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire reminds us of labor history

Names engraved in a metal overhang section of the Triangle Shirtwaist Memorial, wrapping the first story of New York University's biology building, are shown reflected in mirroring panels along a sidewalk, Tuesday Oct. 10, 2023, in New York. The building is the site where 146 people, mostly immigrant girls and women, were killed in a 1911 clothing factory fire. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)
Names engraved in a metal overhang section of the Triangle Shirtwaist Memorial, wrapping the first story of New York University's biology building, are shown reflected in mirroring panels along a sidewalk, Tuesday Oct. 10, 2023, in New York. The building is the site where 146 people, mostly immigrant girls and women, were killed in a 1911 clothing factory fire. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Mary Anne Traschiatti, the president of the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and the director of labor studies at Hofstra University, about a new memorial to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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