Edna Kearns, as well as many New Yorkers, were acutely aware of the 1911 fire at the Triangle factory in New York City, a tragic fire that resulted in the deaths of more than 140 working women. Every year there is a commemoration, and this year it is on March 23, 2018.
Workers United/SEIU (ILGWU)
Official Commemoration of the 107th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Friday, March 23, 11:30am to 1:00pm
Corner of Washington Place & Greene Street, NYC, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition. If you haven’t attended previously, put it on your list of things to do. It is a deeply moving and profound event.