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Mother Jones, the most dangerous woman in America

Linda Atkinson

Mother Jones, the most dangerous woman in America

by Linda Atkinson

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930,
    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930,
    • Women labor union members -- United States -- Biography,
    • Labor unions -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life and career of an Irish-born labor leader whose work began in the 1870"s before the advent of strong unions and labor laws and continued for more than 50 years.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Linda Atkinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8073.J6 A74 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4547670M
      ISBN 100517532018
      LC Control Number77015863

      Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America Elliott J. Gorn Hill & Wang is just a 25 year-old socially conscious magazine. The fact is, the magazine was named after Mary Harris Jones, or Mother Jones as she preferred, the hell-raising, black-garbed Irish widow who traveled around the country fighting for the rights of workers -- and. In this first biography of "the most dangerous woman in America," Elliott J. Gorn proves why, in the words of Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones "has won her way into the hearts of the nation's toilers, and will be lovingly remembered by their children and their children's children forever."/5(23).

      The most famous female labor activist of the nineteenth century, Mary Harris Jones — aka “Mother Jones” — was a self-proclaimed “hell-raiser” in the cause of economic justice. She was so strident that a US attorney once labeled her “the most dangerous woman in America.”. The Most Dangerous Woman in America. Reviewed by Jo Freeman Mother Jones: Raising Cain and Consciousness by Simon Cordery Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM; ©, pp. Mary Harris Jones was a late bloomer.

        Mother Jones: the most dangerous woman in America Item Preview remove-circle Mother Jones: the most dangerous woman in America by Gorn, Elliott J., Publication date Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii Pages:   In "Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America," Elliot J. Gorn sets out with a clear mission: to measure Mother Jones the flesh-and-blood woman against Mother Jones the legend. Some divisive reviews show that there are readers, perhaps great admirers of J I think that biography is always stronger with a clear point of view/5(30).


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By Elliott J. Gorn. (New York: Hill & Wang, xiv, pp. $, ISBN 0- )Cited by: A short introduction documentary about Mother Jones In English and in Spanish–both versions are on each DVD 24 Minutes – perfect for teachers, union meetings Mother Jones: America’s Most Dangerous Woman is a new documentary about the amazing labor heroine, Mary Harris Jones, known as “Mothe.

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Mother Jones mobilized thousands of workers in struggles for justice in the early 20th century. Short Documentary on 'Mother' Mary Harris Jones.

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Traces the life and career of an I /5. Although the cooperative commonwealth never got off the ground, bySocial Democracy for America had evolved into a political party, the Socialist Party of America.

And Mary Jones, now over sixty years old, had become Mother Jones. In fact, by the turn. On the floor of the House of Representatives she was branded a ''notorious and troublesome woman.'' A United States attorney is reported to have named her ''the most dangerous woman in America,'' the epithet that provides the subtitle for Elliott J.

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Gorn Hill and Wang, pages. $ She was an unlikely candidate to become America's most famous radical labor organizer. InMary Harris Jones was a thirty-year-old former schoolteacher, married with four children, living in a rundown Irish Catholic neighborhood in.

Early Life. Labor activist Mother Jones was born Mary Harris in in County Cork, Ireland. During her early years, she and her family fled the ravages of Died:.

Mother Jones was once labeled "the most dangerous woman in America" by a U.S. district attorney. Her activism left a strong mark on U.S. labor history. The biography by Elliott Gorn has added significantly to the details known of Mother Jones' life and work.The legendary Mother Jones, once called the "most dangerous woman in America," holds an important position in American history because of her struggle to achieve equality and justice for the country's industrial laborers.

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