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100 Years Later, the Roll of the Dead in a Factory Fire is Complete

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Michael J. Leclerc

Michael J. Leclerc
Director of Special Projects

In the Cemetery of the Evergreens on the border of Brooklyn and Queens, there is a haunting stone monument to the garment workers who died in the Triangle Waist Company factory fire of 1911 but were never identified. Thanks to the work of genealogist Michael Hirsch, these six unidentified victims of the tragic New York City fire have been identified. Read Michael's story in the New York Times.

Posted by Michael Leclerc at 02/24/2011 09:55:46 AM | 

I too have a relative that died in the Grover Shoe Fire in 1905 in Brockton Ma.
Her unidentified f=remains are at melrose Cemetery
Posted by: ( Email ) at 2/24/2011 10:55 AM

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