In 1969, Lanford Wilson co-founded the Circle Repertory Company, where many of his works had their premieres. The theater was a New York landmark until it closed in 1996. Marty Reichenthal/Associated Press hide caption

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Young Laborers: Most of the garment workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory were young, immigrant women. On March 25, 1911, the New York City building caught fire, and 146 workers lost their lives in one the country's worst workplace tragedies. Courtesy HBO hide caption

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