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Triangle Fire

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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)