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Isaac Harris: The other owner ...
Isaac Harris: The other owner of the Triangle shirtwaist factory.
Exploitation | ShahidulNews
Two weeks after the fire, a grand jury indicted Triangle Shirtwaist owners Isaac Harris and Max Blanck on charges of manslaughter.
Right after the fire, factory owners ...
Right after the fire, factory owners Isaac Harris and Max Blanck claimed that the building was fireproof.
A grand jury indicted Harris
and Blanck, charging them with manslaughter in the second degree.
Although Harris and Blanck were acquitted with the help of cunning defense attorney Max Steuer, twenty-three civil suits were slammed against them.
March | 2014 | Start with a Story
The two owners - Max Blanck and Isaac Harris - refused to unionize and refused to address safety concerns, including workers' calls to leave factory doors unlocked and provide functional fire escapes.
At the trial later that year ...
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.