Mary Harris Jones (aka "Mother Jones") was a union activist. She founded the Social Democratic Party, and helped establish the Industrial Workers of the World.
In this unique and compelling memoir, Mother Jones, the greatest labor organizer in US history details her long fight for labor’s liberation, workers’ rights, and her unswerving belief in industrial unionism as the key to that struggle. Mary Harris Jones was born approximately August 1, 1837 in Cork, Ireland. After moving to the United States as a child, she became embroiled in the controversial labor movement becoming one of its most effective and tireless organizers....
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (August 1, 1837 – November 30, 1930) was a American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent labor and community organizer, who helped coordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World.
Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones) "Labor organizer Mother Jones worked tirelessly for economic justice. While her opponents called her the “most dangerous woman in America,” fellow organizer Elizabeth Gurley Flynn called Jones “the greatest woman agitator of our times.” Jones combined dynamic speaking skills and radical organizing methods to mobilize thousands of laborers and working-class families. She said of herself, “I’m not a humanitarian, I’m a hell-raiser.”
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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!"
Mother Jones: Labor Organizer, Miner's Union Agitator
Mother Jones: "The miners lost because they had only the constitution. The other side had bayonets. In the end, bayonets always win."
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The Autobiography of Mother Jones - Part 1 of 3 - by Mary Harris Jones (1830 or 1837-1930) - YouTube