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"Mother" Mary Harris Jones... Irish immigrant who lost her family to yellow fever and became the self-proclaimed mother and “hell-raiser” for the downtrodden American laborer, especially children.

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Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones).. The Most Dangerous Woman in American.. [she was denounced on the floor of the United States Senate as the "grandmother of all agitators," she replied: "I hope to live long enough to be the great-grandmother of all agitators."] Mother Jones

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Mary Harris "Mother" Jones 1830-1930 after her husband and 4 children died of yellow fever and her workshop was destroyed in a fire in 1871, she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and United Mine Workers union. She was known as Mother Jones. In 1902 she was called "the most dangerous woman in America" for her success in organizing mine workers/their families.

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Mother Jones 1837 - 1930 LABOR LEADER Mary Harris Jones, assailed in Congress as "the grandmother of all agitators," and hailed as "the miner's angel" by workers, fought against child labor and for decent conditions, fair pay, and safety in the workplace.

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Mother Jones at the White House in Washington DC, 1924. Labor leader Mother Jones was known as a radical union organizer who fought to organize miners. In her later years she also worked for child labor reform. She was sometimes known as the Mother of All Agitators.

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Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (August 1, 1837 – November 30, 1930), born in Cork, Ireland, was a prominent American labor and community organizer

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones learned that law-breakers intentionally by stock in news papers so that the news agency won't/can't report on criminal activity. Today we have companies like GE who own NBC and Comcast while companies like Walmart buy enormous ad space and make 'generous contributions' to public radio therefore, ensuring the reporting against them is kept to a minimum, if reported at all.

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Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones - a fearless labor organizer with Indutrial Workers of the World. One of her most famous quotes: "Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living!"

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Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (August 1, 1837 – November 30, 1930), born in Cork, Ireland, was a prominent American labor and community organizer, who helped co-ordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World. She worked as a teacher and dressmaker but after her husband and four children all died of yellow fever and her workshop was destroyed in a fire in 1871 she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers union.

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