More than a Hundred Young Women Went to Work One Day, and Never Came Home. Their Story Changed the Country Forever.

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Shirtwaist Fire

Your article has one glaring omission, Francis Perkins. Francis Perkins witnessed this fire and it changed her life. She was the Head of the New York's Dept. of Labor that passed the legislation you refer to. She later became the first woman cabinet member, Secretary of Labor under FDR.

Joy Newhart 37 days ago

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