The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

1-1-A%2520New%2520World%2520with%2520text-002I saw a documentary and painted this event into my painting, with a pool beneath the window, Jump if you’d like to try it. These women died and saved the lives of untold numbers by setting a precedent for safety regulations. Please check out my painting at address on wordpress. Let’s make the truth be known. Thank you Jackie Cangro. what a terrific name, seems to be indicative of you. barb
This painting showed at the A.I.R. Gallery in New York. I usually have a difficult time coming up with the entry fees. ONE of a rare sort of gallery, that said “if this fee brings you excessive hardship, please contact us. Exceptional but very understandable in today’s world or the world of atists. But this policy is rarely valued for a thousand different reasons, “I didn’t know the gun was loaded.”

3 big prints are available for 100$, 18 x 24″ on quality stock and 8 small 16×20″ on stock 50$ Just leave me a note. Barb Mann

Jackie Cangro

Among the people walking through Washington Square Park in Manhattan on March 25, 1911, was a reporter for the United Press news agency. William Gunn Shepherd followed the sound of women screaming, volunteer firemen sloshing buckets of water and windows shattering. As he reached the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street, he saw what the commotion was about – a mushroom of smoke billowed into the sky and fire raged from the Asch Building.

March 25 was a Saturday. At the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, it was the shortest day of the workweek — 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., with a 45-minute break for lunch. Five hundred workers, mostly young Jewish and Italian immigrant women, took the freight elevators to the eighth, ninth and tenth floors, the top three floors of the building.  They were part of the largest blouse making operation in New York, shipping more than 2,000 garments per…

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2 thoughts on “The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    1. Hi Jackie
      I can’t believe it, famous last words but I never noticed that the painting was not attached to my site or your e-mail . I can’t get the short link because I tried and lost my message so is where I posted it.

      By the way I thought of Jane on her birthday and I thought this gorilla paintings were reminiscent of her work.
      Thanks for the thanks. barb


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