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“Mother Jones”. Mary Harris Jones was called “the grandmother of all agitators”. Jones was born in Ireland Her family immigrated to the U.S. in 1835 Jones husband was a member of the Iron Molder’s Union In 1867 her husband and 4 children died of yellow fever. Tragedy Strikes Again.

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Mother jones

“Mother Jones”

Mary Harris Jones was called “the grandmother of all agitators”


Mother jones

  • Jones was born in Ireland

  • Her family immigrated to the U.S. in 1835

  • Jones husband was a member of the Iron Molder’s Union

  • In 1867 her husband and 4 children died of yellow fever


Tragedy strikes again
Tragedy Strikes Again

  • The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 wiped out all of Jones’ possessions

  • She became involved with the Knights of Labor

  • Jones organized workers during strikes

  • She became an organizer for the United Mine Workers


Mother jones

  • She helped found the Social Democratic Party

  • In 1903 she led children from the textile mill in Kensington, PA to President T. Roosevelt’s house in Long Island, NY to protest child labor

  • She was jailed in Trinidad, Colorado because of her work with the Ludlow Miner’s strike