Digital Humanities
@ Pratt

Inquiries into culture, meaning, and human value meet emerging technologies and cutting-edge skills at Pratt Institute's School of Information

Author: Robin Miller

Robin is a digital humanist working in the areas of Digital Humanities, GIS, and Linked Open Data.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Revisited: A Geospatial Exploration of Tragedy

We banded ourselves together, moved by a sense of stricken guilt, to prevent this kind of disaster from ever happening again. Frances Perkins, witness to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, U.S. Secretary of Labor (1933-1945), and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. INTRODUCTION Can we use geospatial tools to explore the human condition and tragedy? The Triangle Shirtwaist…