In commemoration of the 100th anniversary

of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire,

HFBA held two ceremonies in March 2011. 

On March 1, there was a yahrzeit remembrance, and on March 25, a ceremony commemorating the 22 victims of the fire buried in Mount Richmond Cemetery.

 

Recent coverage about HFBA's remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Victims.

CBS2 - Coverage of our March 25th event

NY1- Special Ceremony Held For Triangle Shirtwaist Victims Buried At Mount Richmond Cemetery (Video)

The Jewish Daily Forward - The Triangle Fire: A Somber Centennial (Podcast)

Jerusalem Post - This Week in History: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

The New York Times - Remembering Triangle Fire’s Jewish Victims

NY Daily News - An Op-Ed written by Amy Koplow, HFBA's Executive Director - A century after one of N.Y.'s worst fires, we still struggle with how to bury the poor

The Jewish Daily Forward - 100 Years Later, Saying Kaddish in a Staten Island Cemetery

JTA - Triangle factory fire’s indigent victims remembered

The Jewish Week - Still Remembering The Triangle Blaze

The Wall Street Journal - Triangle Fire, Plus 100

The Staten Island Advance (Video)