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Mother Jones was an Irish-American schoolteacher and labor organizer. She organized and supported mining country strikes in the eastern United States. In 1903, she organized the Children’s Crusade, in which children who worked in mines and factories marched from Philadelphia to President Theodore Roosevelt’s home in Oyster Bay, N.Y., with banners stating, “We want to go to school and not to the mines!”

25 Labor Events And Organizers Who We Should Teach About During Women’s History Month

Mother Jones was an Irish-American schoolteacher and labor organizer. She organized and supported mining country strikes in the eastern United States. In 1903, she organized the Children’s Crusade, in which children who worked in mines and factories marched from Philadelphia to President Theodore Roosevelt’s home in Oyster Bay, N.Y., with banners stating, “We want to go to school and not to the mines!”

5 Women of Color Who Didn’t Let Anything Stop Them from Changing the World

5 Women of Color Who Didn’t Let Anything Stop Them from Changing the World

The Unsolved Mystery Of Wall Street Bombing: In 1920 The Wall Street bombing  on September 16 was never solved. To this day, it remains another unsolved mystery.

The Unsolved Mystery Of Wall Street Bombing: In 1920 The Wall Street bombing on September 16 was never solved. To this day, it remains another unsolved mystery.

Jovita Idar: She bucked the all-male rule at her father's newspapers in the early 1900s by writing about the horrid conditions under which Mexican-American children were being taught. During the Mexican Revolution, she exposed the Texas Rangers for lynching scores of children, women & men who were crossing the border to seek refuge. During this time, she also organized The White Cross to aid the wounded in both the US and Mexico. Later, she co-founded The League of Mexican Women.

Jovita Idar: She bucked the all-male rule at her father's newspapers in the early 1900s by writing about the horrid conditions under which Mexican-American children were being taught. During the Mexican Revolution, she exposed the Texas Rangers for lynching scores of children, women & men who were crossing the border to seek refuge. During this time, she also organized The White Cross to aid the wounded in both the US and Mexico. Later, she co-founded The League of Mexican Women.

Despite its long history in the public eye, the diamond known as The Hope Diamond still prompts many curious questions. Was the Hope Diamond cut from the great French Blue Diamond that was stolen d…

Curious Curses : The Hope Diamond

Despite its long history in the public eye, the diamond known as The Hope Diamond still prompts many curious questions. Was the Hope Diamond cut from the great French Blue Diamond that was stolen d…

25 Labor Events And Organizers Who We Should Teach About During Women’s History Month — Medium

25 Labor Events And Organizers Who We Should Teach About During Women’s History Month

25 Labor Events And Organizers Who We Should Teach About During Women’s History Month — Medium

First woman jury, Los Angeles (LOC)    Bain News Service,, publisher.    First woman jury, Los Angeles    [November 1911]

First woman jury, Los Angeles (LOC) Bain News Service,, publisher. First woman jury, Los Angeles [November 1911]

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