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Fragments from the Fire ➿ [Download] ➽ Fragments from the Fire By Chris Llewellyn ➵ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The Triangle Shirtwaist Company manufactured blouses for women and was located on the eighth ninth and tenth floors of the Asch Building at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street in New York The Triangle Shirtwaist Company manufactured blouses for women and was located on the eighth ninth and tenth floors of the Asch Building at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street in New York City's Washington Suare The company employed up to workers at a time but on March only about were present These were immigrants most of whom could not speak the English language Nearly all were female primarily Russian or Italian although twelve nationalities were known to be ''on the books'' At about pm just after pay envelopes Fragments from PDF \ had been distributed a fire broke out Not everyone was able to reach the elevators and stairways On the ninth floor because the bosses had kept the doors locked to keep out union organizers workers were forced to jump from windows One hundred forty six people some as young as fourteen perished In Chris Llewellyn chronicled the Triangle Fire and its aftermath in her award winning polyvocal book of poems Fragments from the Fire Now years after the Fire Fragments is in print once again With poetic and documentary impulses Fragments speaks to the deplorable working conditions that characterize the garment industry in this new millennium as it continues to commemorate the Triangle Fire of March Winner of the Walt Whitman Award for This is a revised edition of that book which was originally published by Viking Press in and again in Steam Dummy Fragments from the Fire by Bottom Dog Press in both out of print.

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