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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Between Past and Present

Benedetta Grasso (March 31, 2010)

99 years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire many people gathered for a moving commemoration and a series of educational events to inspire everyone to create a safer and better world.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire ( March 25, 1911) was the largest industrial disaster in the history of New York, causing the death of 148 garment workers (Jewish and Italian women) who either died from the fire or jumped to their deaths. It was the worst workplace disaster in the City until September 11, 2001.

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Some time ago, I really needed to buy a car for my corporation but I did not have enough money and couldn't order anything. Thank heaven my comrade adviced to get the loans at banks. Thence, I acted that and used to be happy with my financial loan.

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ANNIE LANZILLOTTO AND FIASCO (Official Facebook Group) is our bands official site.

Yes, there are several bands using the name FIASCO. Please change your click on FIASCO, (from the wrong band) to our Facebook Page, or to my website: www.annielanzillotto.com

Also, we did present Bella Ciao in a revolutionary stance, for me, vocalizing in English , "You must bury me" was particularly astonishing feeling.

JOE ZITO, the hero of heroes of the Triangle Fire, is still in an unmarked grave.

"Tu mi devi seppelire"

Our work in 2010 is nowhere near done.

Yes revolutionary.

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Giuseppi (Joseph) Zito's

Giuseppi (Joseph) Zito's family will be placing a marker-privately-at his burial site-

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this day of remembrance is much needed, especially considering the strides we still need to make in the garment industry today, and how many women an children are still subject to these bad conditions and dangers in the workplace.

Gabrielle