Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

23rd October 2011

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Labor activist Rosa Schneiderman in NYC, circa 1910.

Later, Schneiderman organized protests after the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 1911, where 146 garment workers, many of them teen and young adult immigrant girls, were either burned or  jumped to death from a building where the owners had locked the doors.

Labor activist Rosa Schneiderman in NYC, circa 1910.

Later, Schneiderman organized protests after the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 1911, where 146 garment workers, many of them teen and young adult immigrant girls, were either burned or jumped to death from a building where the owners had locked the doors.

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