One of the most infamous tragedies in American manufacturing history is the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire of 1911. Are the details of the story accurately remembered? And what can we still learn from the incident today?
"I was 17 years old at the time and the dress made me feel so grown up and beautiful," Pauline "Polly" Carver Duxbury wrote about the dress she wore to her 1967 debutante ball. Duxbury’s debutante dress is more than just special to her—it is part of American history because of the person who created it.