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Among the most stirring pieces of labor history ever written, this autobiography of Mother Jones (née Mary Harris) 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 when her husband and four young children died during an epidemic, Jones threw herself into the social and labor upheavals of the mid-19th century, speaking tirelessly and effectively for the rights of workers and ...
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Autobiography of Mother Jones

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Overview


Among the most stirring pieces of labor history ever written, this autobiography of Mother Jones (née Mary Harris) 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 when her husband and four young children died during an epidemic, Jones threw herself into the social and labor upheavals of the mid-19th century, speaking tirelessly and effectively for the rights of workers and unionists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486165554
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 4/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 880,448
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

I Early Years 1
II The Haymarket Tragedy 5
III A Strike in Virginia 9
IV Wayland's Appeal to Reason 12
V Victory at Arnot, Pennsylvania 14
VI War in West Virginia 20
VII A Human Judge 26
VIII Roosevelt Sent for John Mitchell 31
IX Murder in West Virginia 35
X The March of the Mill Children 40
XI "Those Mules Won't Scab Today" 48
XII How the Women Mopped Up Coaldale 51
XIII The Cripple Creek Strike 54
XIV Child Labor, North and South 67
XV Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone 79
XVI The Mexican Revolution 82
XVII How the Women Sang Themselves Out of Jail 87
XVIII Victory in West Virginia 89
XIX Guards and Gunmen 102
XX Governor Hunt, Human and Just 104
XXI In Rockefeller's Prisons 108
XXII "You Don't Need a Vote to Raise Hell" 119
XXIII A West Virginia Prison Camp 126
XXIV The Steel Strike of 1919 129
XXV Struggle and Lose: Struggle and Win 140
XXVI Medieval West Virginia 143
XXVII Progress in Spite of Leaders 146
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Introduction

Mother Jones never quailed or ran away. Her deep convictions and fearless soul always drew her to seek the spot where the fight was hottest and the danger greatest.
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