- In reviewing the photo, what were the most prominent symbols used by the protestors? Why was this so clearly displayed?
- How was having members of different unions so powerful in this protest?
- Consider that protestors had been trying in vain for improvements to working conditions in part because of corruption in the government by Tammany Hall. Why did a tragedy of this level help to move the cause forward?
"Demonstration of Protest and Mourning for Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911," 5 April 1911. Courtesy of National Archives