9780486436456

Autobiography Of Mother Jones

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486436456

  • ISBN10:

    0486436454

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-29
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Widowed at the age of 30 when her husband and four young children died during a yellow fever epidemic, Jones spoke tirelessly and effectively throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries on behalf of workers' rights and unionists, and played a significant role in organizing mining strikes.

Table of Contents

Early Yearsp. 1
The Haymarket Tragedyp. 5
A Strike in Virginiap. 9
Wayland's Appeal to Reasonp. 12
Victory at Arnot, Pennsylvaniap. 14
War in West Virginiap. 20
A Human Judgep. 26
Roosevelt Sent for John Mitchellp. 31
Murder in West Virginiap. 35
The March of the Mill Childrenp. 40
"Those Mules Won't Scab Today"p. 48
How the Women Mopped Up Coaldalep. 51
The Cripple Creek Strikep. 54
Child Labor, North and Southp. 67
Moyer, Haywood and Pettibonep. 79
The Mexican Revolutionp. 82
How the Women Sang Themselves Out of Jailp. 87
Victory in West Virginiap. 89
Guards and Gunmenp. 102
Governor Hunt, Human and Justp. 104
In Rockefeller's Prisonsp. 108
"You Don't Need a Vote to Raise Hell"p. 119
A West Virginia Prison Campp. 126
The Steel Strike of 1919p. 129
Struggle and Lose: Struggle and Winp. 140
Medieval West Virginiap. 143
Progress in Spite of Leadersp. 146
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