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.

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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.

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Mother Jones: Tuition.io Explains the Student Loan Lifecycle in Gifs - Tuition.io

Mother Jones: Tuition.io Explains the Student Loan Lifecycle in Gifs - Tuition.io

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.

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Mother Jones - strength before women could vote.  Thanks to the strength of women before us!  Exercise your right, REGISTER NOW!  #history

Mother Jones - strength before women could vote. Thanks to the strength of women before us! Exercise your right, REGISTER NOW! #history

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Her rallying cry was famous: "Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living." A century ago, Mother Jones was a celebrated organizer and agitator, the very soul of the modern American labor mov

Her rallying cry was famous: "Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living." A century ago, Mother Jones was a celebrated organizer and agitator, the very soul of the modern American labor mov

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Kevin Drum | Mother Jones

Kevin Drum | Mother Jones

MAP: Which Kills More People in Your State—Cars or Guns? | Mother Jones

MAP: Which Kills More People in Your State—Cars or Guns? | Mother Jones

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!

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