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Tessie Kaplan chalking

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Contributed by : Patty McInnes

Object # 1766

3/2011

We chalked Tessie Kaplan’s name & other info on the sidewalk where her home (apartment building), 376 East 8th Street stood in 1911. Today, a garden is there. Tessie died at the age of 18 in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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