Mother Jones. Born Mary Harris Jones. (c. 1830 - Nov. 30, 1930). After she lost her husband and 4 kids (all under age 5) to yellow fever, and her dress-shop to the Chicago Fire, she became a worker's rights leader. At one time called, "the most dangerous woman in America." Mother Jones supported Appalachian coal miners and encouraged them to unionize.

Mother Jones. Born Mary Harris Jones. (c. 1830 - Nov. 30, 1930). After she lost her husband and 4 kids (all under age 5) to yellow fever, and her dress-shop to the Chicago Fire, she became a worker's rights leader. At one time called, "the most dangerous woman in America." Mother Jones supported Appalachian coal miners and encouraged them to unionize.

Mother Jones  1837 - 1930  
LABOR LEADER    Mary Harris Jones, assailed in Congress as "the grandmother of all agitators," and hailed as "the miner's angel" by workers, fought against child labor and for decent conditions, fair pay, and safety in the workplace.

Mother Jones 1837 - 1930 LABOR LEADER Mary Harris Jones, assailed in Congress as "the grandmother of all agitators," and hailed as "the miner's angel" by workers, fought against child labor and for decent conditions, fair pay, and safety in the workplace.

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones-my favorite quote ever, which will eventually become a tattoo. Just need to design it!

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones-my favorite quote ever, which will eventually become a tattoo. Just need to design it!

Mother Jones at the White House in Washington DC, 1924. Labor leader Mother Jones was known as a radical union organizer who fought to organize miners. In her later years she also worked for child labor reform. She was sometimes known as the Mother of All Agitators.

Mother Jones at the White House in Washington DC, 1924. Labor leader Mother Jones was known as a radical union organizer who fought to organize miners. In her later years she also worked for child labor reform. She was sometimes known as the Mother of All Agitators.

Cambridge, MA — The $25,000 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School has been awarded to Shane Bauer of Mother Jones for his investigative report “My Four Months...

Cambridge, MA — The $25,000 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School has been awarded to Shane Bauer of Mother Jones for his investigative report “My Four Months...

Mother Jones..assailed by Congress as "the grandmother of all Agitators," and hailed as "the miners angel" fought against child labor and for decent conditions, fair pay, and safety in the workplace.

Mother Jones..assailed by Congress as "the grandmother of all Agitators," and hailed as "the miners angel" fought against child labor and for decent conditions, fair pay, and safety in the workplace.

Kevin Drum | Mother Jones

Kevin Drum | Mother Jones

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Imagine You Were Raped. Got Pregnant. Then Your Rapist Sought Custody. | Mother Jones

This Hedge Fund Millionaire Is Trying to Turn the Hamptons Republican | Mother Jones

This Hedge Fund Millionaire Is Trying to Turn the Hamptons Republican | Mother Jones

The Trump EPA Wants to Gut California's Clean Air Rules | Mother Jones

The Trump EPA Wants to Gut California's Clean Air Rules | Mother Jones

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