The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Trial: Selected Images

The Fire
Photo of the Asch Building
Crowds gather to watch fire
Inside the Triangle Shirtwaist factory after fire
Asch Building being hosed down
Bodies being laid out on sidewalk
Relatives identifying bodies in the morgue
Scene at morgue
The funeral procession
Union members express their loss

Investigation and Trial
The defendants: Max Blanck and Isaac Harris
Investigators on roof (Coroner Holzhauser, J. R. Rubin, C. F. Bostwick)
Coroner questions employees
Elevator operator Joseph Zito
Prosecutor Charles Bostwick
Crumpled fire escape
Damaged fire escape

New York Evening Journal (3/31/1911)
Inspector of Buildings

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Trial