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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…

Grant Proposal for a Historical GIS Study of White Plains, New York

Sara Sheer Grant Proposal For this grant proposal, I have identified the following real funding opportunity – the Levy Grant offered by the Steven D. Levy ’72 Fund for Urban Curricular Programs organization. The Levy Grant is a grant of up to $1,500 that is offered to ”All students undertaking investigations of urban issues for a Trinity [College] course, or…