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Mary G. Harris Jones (1837 (baptized) – 30 November 1930), known as Mother Jones from 1897 onwards, was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent union organizer, community organizer, and activist. She helped coordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World.

After Jones’ husband and four children all died of yellow fever in 1867, and her dress shop was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, she became an organizer for the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers union. In 1902, she was called “the most dangerous woman in America” for her success in organizing mine workers and their families against the mine owners. In 1903, to protest the lax enforcement of the child labor laws in the Pennsylvania mines and silk mills, she organized a children’s march from Philadelphia to the home of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York.

01 The Early Years
02 The Haymarket Tragedy
03 A Strike in Virginia
04 Wayland’s Appeal to Reason
05 Victory at Arnot, Pennsylvania
06 War in West Virginia
07 A Human Judge
08 Roosevelt Sent for John Mitchell
09 Murder in West Virginia
10 The March of the Mill Children
11 Those Mules Won’t Scab Today
12 How the Women Mopped Up Coaldale
13 The Cripple Creek Strike
14 Child Labor
15 Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone
16 The Mexican Revolution
17 How the Women Sang Themselves Out of Jail
18 Victory in West Virginia
19 Guards and Gunmen
20 Governor Hunt, Human and Just 
21 In Rockefeller’s Prisons
22 You Don’t Need a Vote to Raise Hell
23 In a West Virginia Prison Camp
24 The Steel Strike of 1919
25 Struggle and Lose: Struggle and Win
26 Medieval West Virginia
27 Progress in Spite of Leaders
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