Mother Jones, the Most Dangerous Woman in America

Mother Jones, the Most Dangerous Woman in America
Title Mother Jones, the Most Dangerous Woman in America PDF eBook
Author Linda Atkinson
Publisher Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Pages 264
Release 1978
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN

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Traces the life and career of an Irish-born labor leader whose work began in the 1870's before the advent of strong unions and labor laws and continued for more than 50 years.

Mother Jones

Mother Jones
Title Mother Jones PDF eBook
Author Elliott J. Gorn
Publisher Macmillan
Pages 0
Release 2002-04-15
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 0809070944

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"[Biography of the] celebrated organizer and agitator, the very soul of protest movements in the early twentieth century."--Jacket.

MOTHER JONES

MOTHER JONES
Title MOTHER JONES PDF eBook
Author Mother Jones
Publisher Good Press
Pages 141
Release 2023-12-18
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN

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Mother Jones was an exceptional woman who tirelessly fought for worker's rights till the end of her life. Labelled as the "Most Dangerous Woman" in America, she organised many successful strikes and championed for better enforcement of the child labor laws. In 1903, she also organized a children's march from Philadelphia to the home of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York. Learn more about her inspiring life in this meticulously edited and formatted edition by Good Press which is adjusted for readability on all devices. Excerpt: I was born in the city of Cork, Ireland, in 1830. My people were poor. For generations they had fought for Ireland's freedom. Many of my folks have died in that struggle. My father, Richard Harris, came to America in 1835, and as soon as he had become an American citizen he sent for his family. His work as a laborer with railway construction crews took him to Toronto, Canada. Here I was brought up but always as the child of an American citizen. Of that citizenship I have ever been proud. After finishing the common schools, I attended the Normal school with the intention of becoming a teacher. Dress-making too, I learned proficiently. My first position was teaching in a convent in Monroe, Michigan. Later, I came to Chicago and opened a dress-making establishment. I preferred sewing to bossing little children. However, I went back to teaching again, this time in Memphis, Tennessee. Here I was married in 1861. My husband was an iron moulder and a member of the Iron Moulders' Union...

Mother Jones

Mother Jones
Title Mother Jones PDF eBook
Author Elliott J. Gorn
Publisher Macmillan
Pages 428
Release 2002-04-15
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 9780809070947

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"[Biography of the] celebrated organizer and agitator, the very soul of protest movements in the early twentieth century."--Jacket.

Ronnie Gilbert on Mother Jones

Ronnie Gilbert on Mother Jones
Title Ronnie Gilbert on Mother Jones PDF eBook
Author Ronnie Gilbert
Publisher Millefleurs
Pages 150
Release 1993
Genre
ISBN 9780809558759

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Autobiography of Mother Jones

Autobiography of Mother Jones
Title Autobiography of Mother Jones PDF eBook
Author Mary Harris Jones
Publisher Courier Corporation
Pages 162
Release 2004-09-01
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 0486436454

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Among the most stirring pieces of labor history ever written, this autobiography chronicles the life of a woman who was considered a saint by many, and by others as "the most dangerous woman in America." Widowed at the age of 30, Jones spoke tirelessly for the rights of workers and unionists.

Mother Jones

Mother Jones
Title Mother Jones PDF eBook
Author Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Publisher Twenty-First Century Books
Pages 152
Release 1997-01-01
Genre Business & Economics
ISBN 9780822549246

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A biography of Mary Harris Jones, the union organizer who worked tirelessly for the rights of workers.