This map shows locations related to the Triangle Factory fire of 1911 in lower Manhattan. As a part of the 2011 Centennial commemoration of the fire, the Jewish Women's Archive has organized a walking tour of the area.This map is courtesy of the Jewish Women's Archive whose website includes more information about the rich history of American Jewish women, the 2011 commemoration of the Triangle Factory fire, and the walking tour of Lower Manhattan illustrated in this map.
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The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
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