March 25th was the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. 146 people died, 125 of them were women, were killed because of little safety equipment, poor construction, and the bosses locking the doors. Because of this horrifying fire laws changed, sweatshops were eradicated in the US.
The film at this link is mainly about sweatshops in other countries.
a group of Girl Scouts earn their badge in watermelon eating, 1919
Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1905. Euclid Beach.
F. Scott Fitzgerald & Zelda Fitzgerald
This is not a picture of them.
F Scott, Zelda, and Scottie’s gravestones in St Mary’s cemetery in Rockville, Maryland
Billie Burke, circa 1908.
A St Mary’s parishioner on why F Scott Fitzgerald was not allowed to be buried in the cemetery. Scott was instead buried a mile and a half away in a Protestant cemetery, him and Zelda were not interred in St Mary’s until 1975 at the urging of Scottie Fitzgerald.