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Josie’s Essay

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Contributed by : Marjorie Ingall

Object # 1246

My daughter first became interested in the fire when she was six, after reading a children’s book about it. She rapidly read a bunch of other books about the labor movement, immigration and women’s suffrage. We live in the East Village — several of the victims lived within a block of our home. We discovered recently that Josie is a cousin of Max Steuer, the lawyer for the factory owners. She wrote this essay for a class assignment . She was shocked that none of her classmates had heard of the Triangle Fire.

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