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Reading into History Family Book Club: Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and its Legacy

12/08/13 | 3pm

New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West Map

212-873-3400

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08-12-2013 12:00:00 08-12-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Reading into History Family Book Club: Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and its Legacy | 3pm Come discuss one of the greatest avoidable tragedies in American history – the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - which radicalized New Yorkers to fight for the rights of workers. Then, see original artifacts from the era on exhibit in The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution. Ages 7 and up. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=150447 New-York Historical Society New-York Historical Society

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Come discuss one of the greatest avoidable tragedies in American history – the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - which radicalized New Yorkers to fight for the rights of workers. Then, see original artifacts from the era on exhibit in The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution. Ages 7 and up.

Venue Description: A trip to New York wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the New-York Historical Society with four centuries of history and art – plus the only Children’s History Museum in the area. It hits the spot for anyone craving an offbeat (and often surprising) bite of the city’s culture easily digested in an hour or two. Quirky, smart, immersive and across the street from beautiful Central Park, it offers a rich taste of the city.

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