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Workers' History Museum Seeking Monuments, Memorials

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--November 11, 2016.

The Workers' History Museum would like your help in compiling a list of all worker-related monuments in Ottawa and region.

These will be photographed, documented, researched, eventually appear as a feature on the website and perhaps inspire future projects. We would like you to let us know about any monuments, plaques, statues, historical sites or similar that you are aware of in Ottawa or in the region within a day's drive that commemorate any aspect of workers' lives, occupations, places of work, the industries that employed them, their employers, organized labour activism and figures, and social activism that would have improved workers lives.

Examples:
Colonel By's Statue in Major's Hill Park

Philemon Wright Bronze Portrait on Alexandre-Taché street in Gatineau

Human Rights Monument and the Dorothy O'Connell Monument to Anti-Poverty Activism

Irish Memorial near the Bytown Museum

Please send your recommendations in an email to our image archivist Paul Harrison at pnharri@rogers.com. Include a description, directions, and whatever else you know about the monument.

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