Remember The Triangle Fire Coalition

Triangle Fire Open Archive

Politics + Activism

“We still mourn our loss”

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Contributed by : Norman Saul

Object # 376


We remade this button because the Triangle Fire is a landmark of union history and the problem of dying at work is still going on. It is not just a symbol or anniversary – it’s a reason for people getting together to stop what’s still happening today. The original button was made immediately after the fire for a rally. It’s in the Cornell archive, and says “We mourn our loss.” We’re making these buttons, although we can’t afford to make a lot, since we’re funding them ourselves. We’re trying to get union people talking to each other, no matter what union they’re in.

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The “We still mourn our loss” button was installed at the Workers United office in New York City as part of the the Triangle Fire Open Museum for the month of April 2012.

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