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Isaac Harris

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Triangle Shirtwaist Company

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www.shelfari.com

Isaac Harris: The other owner of the Triangle shirtwaist factory.


www.pencilstubs.com

At the trial later that year of Triangle owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris on manslaughter charges, survivors testified that their escape had been blocked by a locked door on the ninth floor.
Workers' advocates continued to blame Blanck and Harris, who had resisted a union drive in 1909. Trial: At the trial later that year of Triangle owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris on manslaughter charges, survivors testified that their escape had been blocked by a locked door on the ninth floor. Workers' advocates continued to blame Blanck and Harris, who had resisted a union drive in 1909.


jwa.org [cached]

By the time of the fire, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris were already known as the "Shirtwaist Kings.
Blanck and Harris were known for their disregard of workers' rights. Triangle Owners Isaac Harris and Max Blanck Meanwhile, workers on the 8th floor alerted the bosses in their offices on the 10th floor-Blanck and Harris were able to escape to the roof unharmed. Only five days after the fire, Blanck and Harris reopened for business in a different building on University Place. Prosecutors could not prove that Blanck and Harris had intentionally locked the doors of the Asch building. In 1914, Blanck and Harris settled 23 individual civil suits by paying each of the families a week's pay, or $75 per life lost.


www.patomalley-consulting.com [cached]

The women had demonstrated for better pay and working conditions only months earlier.  As usual, company owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris ignored them.
146 people died because Triangle owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris wanted more money, and there were no workplace protections for them.  You can read their names here.  Remember them today.  Remember them on Workers Memorial Day, April 28.  Remember them every day that you arrive home safe from work.


www.kansascity.com

The fire was under control in 18 minutes - too late.At the trial later that year of Triangle owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris on manslaughter charges, survivors testified that their escape had been blocked by a locked door on the ninth floor.
At the trial later that year of Triangle owners Max Blanck and Isaac Harris on manslaughter charges, survivors testified that their escape had been blocked by a locked door on the ninth floor. Workers' advocates continued to blame Blanck and Harris, who had resisted a union drive in 1909.


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