History 152 - Lecture 8

History 152 - Lecture 8 - Lecture # 8 I. Triangle...

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Lecture # 8 I. Triangle Shirtwaist Company A. March 25, 1911 B. Fire spread through top three floors C. Doors locked from the outside D. 146 young Jewish women were dead, some by smoke, many leapt out of the ninth story windows E. April 2 nd progressivist Rose Schneiderman wrote “We have found you wanting.” F. Read Article G. Out of disaster was created the “New York State Factory Investigation Commission 1. safety conditions 2. limited # of hours for working women and children II. IWW A. 1905 various socialists and other radicals gathered in Chicago to form the IWW – Industrial Workers of the World B. Charter proclaimed bluntly “The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. Between these two classes a struggle must go on until the workers of the world unite as a class, take possession of the earth and the machinery of production, and abolish the wage system.” C. Big Bill Haywood D. III.
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