|Journal||Labour / Le Travail|
The article discusses the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Steelworkers' Memorial Monument in Sydney, Nova Scotia. According to the author, the monument was intended both to memorialize laborers killed while working at the city's former steel plant and to influence local collective memory. It is suggested that in highlighting workers' voices and emphasizing the importance of unionism, the memorial was intended to influence the community's future. Details on the history of steelmaking in Sydney are presented, along with profiles of several workers listed on the monument such as Archie Russell and Joseph Oram.