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Rumshinsky, Joseph (1881-1956) "Mamenu" or The Triangle Victims (in Yiddish).

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06225 Author/Creator: Rumshinsky, Joseph (1881-1956) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Sheet music Date: 1911 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Song lamenting the deaths caused in the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Factory fire in 1911. Sung by H.J. Ginsburg

People: Rumshinsky, Joseph, 1881-1956.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Music, Progressive Era, Women's History, Clothing and Accessories, Firefighting, Disaster, Judaism, Death, Labor

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform