The Story of Mother Jones

The Story of Mother Jones

by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
     
 

In the 1800s and early 1900s, workers for mines, railroads, and other businesses toiled long hours under harsh conditions. Mary Harris Jones became their hero. She rallied the workers, convincing them to organize into unions and to strike for safe conditions, shorter hours, and an end to child fabor. Discover how her care and concern for working people earned her the… See more details below

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Overview

In the 1800s and early 1900s, workers for mines, railroads, and other businesses toiled long hours under harsh conditions. Mary Harris Jones became their hero. She rallied the workers, convincing them to organize into unions and to strike for safe conditions, shorter hours, and an end to child fabor. Discover how her care and concern for working people earned her the nickname "Mother Jones."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791073162
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Breakthrough Biographies Series
Edition description:
Library Edition
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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