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Watch | A Family Connection to the Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Former New York State Senator Serf Maltese said his grandmother and her two daughters -- ages 14 and 18 -- were among the 146 who died in the fast-moving blaze that engulfed the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory 100 years ago on March 25. Maltese, who has been active in labor issues and is president of the Triangle Fire Memorial Associated, shares his family connection to the fire on the upper floors of the factory on Washington Street that became a national tragedy.