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At the City Reliquary: Rebel Women Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ca. 1916, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA --- Female garment workers striking on May Day fashion a neglige as a banner. ca. 1916, New York City. --- Image by © CORBIS

ca. 1916, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Female garment workers striking on May Day fashion a neglige as a banner. ca. 1916, New York City. — Image by © CORBIS

The City Reliquary Museum In Partnership with the

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

Presents:
REBEL WOMEN REMEMBER THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE
Friday, May 5, 7-9 PM
Online Admission: $7/$5 Reliquary Members
Door Admission: $10/$8 Reliquary Members


In conjunction with our front-room exhibition of Robin Berson’s Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt, we proudly welcome Robin Berson and a number of poets and performers from the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition for an evening of remembrance through performance, poetry, and song.


Event Program

Robin Berson: A presentation on the Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt

Bracha Nechama Bomze: Reading of the Triangle Fire segment from her book-length poem, Love Justice

Phyllis Capello: Telling the story of how she came to write her prizewinning poem: Factory Girls, Bangkok followed by performing a song inspired by the young women who perished in the Triangle fire.

Paola Corso: Reading from Once I Was Told the Air Was Not for Breathing.

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto:  Performing her iconic songs Ballad of Joe Zito (elevator operator at the Triangle Factory) and Girls Girls, Where Did You Work Last Night? 

LuLu LoLo: Performing an excerpt from her play Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and Rose Schneiderman’s historic speech of April 2, 1911

Mary Anne Trasciatti:  Reading a brief excerpt from the autobiography of the original Rebel Girl, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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