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The Story of Mother Jones (Breakthrough Biographies)

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Published by Chelsea Clubhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones,,
  • Mother,,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists,
  • Women in the labor movement,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • United States,
  • Women labor leaders,
  • 1843?-1930,
  • Biography,
  • Child labor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8159597M
    ISBN 100791073165
    ISBN 109780791073162
    OCLC/WorldCa51566652

      Mr. Corbin, author of the biography of Mother Jones, [Life, Work and Rebellion], talked about the career of Mother Jones and her impact as a labor leader in the United States. He responded to.


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Upton Sinclair knew Mother Jones. The author of the best-selling exposé of the meatpacking industry, The Jungle, even made her a character in one of his novels, a lightly fictionalized work. The Story of Mother Jones book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The BREAKTHROUGH BIOGRAPHIES series introduces the lives of well /5. Mother Jones can give hope to anyone who feels powerless in America because her story shows how a person who has lost everything can make such a big difference in the lives of many people.

And she did it most of it before women had the vote. You can feel Mother Jones' grit, courage and love in this by: Mother Jones can give hope to anyone who feels powerless in America because her story shows how a person who has lost everything can make such a big difference in the lives of many people.

And she did it most of it before women had the vote. You can feel Mother Jones' grit, courage and love in this book/5(36). Get this from a library.

The story of Mother Jones. [Rachel A Koestler-Grack] -- A biography of the labor leader who grew up in Ireland, emigrated to the United States, lost her family to yellow fever, and helped the mistreated working class, from coal miners to child mill.

Mother Jones is one of the most forceful and picturesque figures of the American labor movement. She is a born crusader. The Story of Mother Jones book little book gives her own story of an active, dramatic life.

It is a part of the history of the labor movement of the United States. CLARENCE DARROW. Chicago, June 6th, Mother Jones died inbut her legacy lives on. The Autobiography of Mother Jones is a slim volume, yet through its pages she speaks volumes about the American labor movement and one woman's crusade to better the lives of workers throughout the country.

I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in American history, the labor. Get this from a library. Labor's defiant lady; the story of Mother Jones. [Irving Werstein] -- A biography of a union organizer who became known as "the patron saint of the picket lines.". Among the most stirring works 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, "the most dangerous woman in America." A forceful and picturesque figure in the American labor movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Mother Jones was a born d 4/5(3).

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Close. A stunning picture book about Mary Mother Jones and the children who marched from Philadelphia to New York in a fiery protest against child labor. Here's the inspiring story of the woman who raised her voice and fist to protect kids' childhoods and futures-- and changed America forever/5.

From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Mother Jones Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) was a legendary labor organizer.

She was a founding member of the International Workers of the World (the IWW, or the Wobblies), and was active in. 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.

On behalf of the workers, Mother Jones spent much time in prison, and faced abuse from the public and from officials. Crawford, NB: Cottonwood Press, (). Illustrated by cover illustration of Mother Jones pointing to [subtitle] "Fight like hell 'til you get to Heaven!", from [Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living].

First thus edition. c The Autobiography of Mother Jones. Mary Harris Jones. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. He has published books and short stories via the traditional and indie routes, and is the host of "The Creative Writer's Toolbelt", a podcast that gives writers practical advice and encouragement on the craft.

In Septemberhe published "The Creative. : STORY OF MOTHER JONES, The.: Illustrated by cover illustration of Mother Jones pointing to [subtitle] "Fight like hell 'til you get to Heaven!", from [Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living].

First thus edition. c author. Stapled card wraps. 8vo. 61, [1] About the Author, [1] Ads. Near Fine. Tight clean copy with trace cover soil. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The autobiography of Mother Jones by Jones, Mother, Publication date A century ago, Mother Jones was a celebrated organizer and agitator, the very soul of the modern American labor movement.

At coal strikes, steel strikes, railroad, textile, and brewery strikes, Mother Jones was always there, stirring the workers to action and enraging the powerful. by Mike Broemmel & Jennifer Dempsey Starring Jan Justis. Mother.

The Life Story of Mother Jones Mother. The Life Story of Mother Jones Mother. The Life Story of Mother Jones. To tell the story of Mother Jones is to tell the story of the labor movement. We read about Samuel Gompers, Eugene Debs, Edward Bellamy, J. Morgan, and Clarence Darrow, her contemporaries and main characters in her story.

But unlike Mother Jones, these men are still remembered today. e-book ed. $ Creating a first-person narration (partly adapted from the labor activist’s letters and speeches, as explained in an introductory note on the copyright page), Winter introduces readers to Mother Jones: “My name is Mother Jones, and I’m MAD.

And you’d be MAD, too, if you’d seen what I’ve seen.”. Mother Jones is an award-winning national magazine widely respected for its groundbreaking investigative reporting and coverage of sustainability and environmental issues. Isikoff and Mother Jones’ David Corn co-authored the book “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of.

Mother Jones made her last public appearance on May 1, where she claimed she was years old. Her Passing She died on November 30 of that year and was buried in Mount Olive, Illinois at her request because it was the only cemetery owned by a union(2).

The courage of Mother Jones is notorious and admired to this day. Cordery effectively recounts her story in this accessible biography, bringing to life an amazing woman and explaining the dramatic times through which she lived and to which she contributed so much.

In this exciting book from the Graphic Library series, readers will learn about America's labor movement and workers' rights. This book is written in comic book format with color illustrations.

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Mother Jones experienced many great personal tragedies during the first part of her life. She lived in Memphis for a time, marrying George Jones, an iron worker and strong union supporter, in Died:   “Mother Jones used to be a publication that was really easy to respect, but over the last decade or so to say it lost its way would be an understatement,” said Gavin Bard, a writer from.

Mother Jones (born Mary Harris; –Novem ) was a key radical figure in United States labor history. She was a fiery orator, a union agitator for mine workers, and a co-founder of the International Workers of the World (IWW).

The current-day political magazine Mother Jones was named for her and maintains her legacy of left-wing politics. Lee, a skilled performer, brings both gentleness and steel to her Mother Jones. And she does a good job of using the woman’s life story as an explanation for Jones’s dedication to labor unions.

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Pogue describes ECOT’s founder William Lager as a “washed-up lobbbyisr” with. Mother Jones (abbreviated MoJo) is an American magazine that focuses on news, commentary, and investigative reporting on topics including politics, the environment, human rights, health and political inclination is variously described as either liberal or progressive.

Clara Jeffery serves as editor-in-chief of the magazine. Steve Katz has been the publisher since ; Monika. Mother Jones in Heaven is a one-woman musical written by the singer-songwriter and activist Si Kahn. It had its world premiere in Juneau, Alaska in March Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade, a musical based on her work in Pennsylvania, debuted in July as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival in NYC.

Produced by Colorado TINTS Theatre Company, Mother!The Life of Mother Jones is a look into the life, times, and motivations behind the fiery union organizer and rabble rouser once called the “most dangerous woman in America.”.

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Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) was a legendary labor organizer. She was a founding member of the International Workers of the World (the IWW, or the Wobblies), and was active in the United Mine Workers and the Socialist Party of America.

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