Mar 28 - Poor Toil for Mere Pittance: The ILGWU in Cleveland, Ohio 1911-1933


On the morning of March 25, 1911, hundreds of garment workers, locked in on the 9th floor of the Asch Building in New York City, went about their normal day to day activities as a spare cigarette butt or match not fully put out began to burn in a bin of discarded fabric on the floor below. Within a half hour, the fire would kill one hundred and forty-six people, the majority being Italian and Jewish immigrant women, aged 14-23 years old. the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire would be deemed the deadliest workplace disaster in New York History and have lasting repercussions for labor movements in the United States. Full Story

April 12 - OHC Annual Meeting and Community Awards

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Social Hour begins at 5:00 p.m.) Full Story

Foiled Again! The Aluminum Mystery Experience

Foiled Again! The Aluminum Mystery Experience Full Story

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