Mother Jones

Mother Jones

The Most Dangerous Woman in America

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A portrait of the celebrated union organizer and labor activist traces Mother Jones's obscure early life as an Irish immigrant, schoolteacher, and dressmaker; details the early deaths of her husband and children; and her role as an agitator who changed the course of the American labor movement. 12,500 first printing.

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Inspired by his life-long support for labor, Gorn (history, Purdue U.) presents a biography of Mary Jones (1837-1930), who as Mother Jones remains one of the best known and best loved organizers and agitators in the US. He recounts her rabble- rousing during strikes at coal mines, steel mills, railroads, textile factories, breweries, and other hot spots across the country. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Traces Mother Jones's obscure early life as an Irish immigrant, schoolteacher, and dressmaker; details the early deaths of her husband and children; and her role as an agitator who changed the course of the American labor movement.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780809070930
0809070936
Branch Call Number: B JON
Characteristics: xiii, 408 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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