Picket Ladies

A few years before the events of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Clara Lemlich leads a group of women in a protest to fight against the terrible working conditions that they have been put under in hopes that a tragedy such as the Factory fire will not occur.

Clara Lemlich- 21 years old, Ukrainian woman of Jewish descent. Bold, stoic, a fighter. Providenza Panno- 43 years old, Italian immigrant, mother of eight children. Doubtful, family-oriented, a follower. Kate Leone- 13-14 years old, 2nd generation American with Italian and German roots. An impressionable, budding, young activist, a devout follower. Rosale Panno- 18 years old, daughter of Providenza. Escaped the fire without injury.
Andrada Angileri