Unveiling of monument, on September 2, 1941, commemorating the Homestead steelworkers who lost their lives on July 6, 1892.
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A young lady in a majorette uniform lifts the veil from a shrouded monument as onlookers watch.

Credit: Collection of William J. Gaughan, AIS 94:3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

In 1893, the Rawsthorne Engraving and Printing Co. agreed to set aside 5 percent of the net profits from the sale of Arthur G. Burgoyne's The Homestead Strike of 1892 for the purchase of a monument, never erected, in honor of the workers. Those who remembered Homestead did commemorate a monument to the mill works fallen workers almost a half century later.

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