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Mary G. Harris Jones (baptized 1837; died 1930), known as Mother Jones, was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent organized labor representative and community organizer. She helped coordinate major strikes and cofounded the Industrial Workers of the World. Jones worked ...

www.biography.com/people/mother-jones-9357488

Apr 27, 2017 ... Synopsis. Mary Harris Jones was born in 1830 in County Cork, Ireland. Her family left the devastation brought by the Irish Potato Famine and emigrated westward, first to Canada and then to American. Tragedy befell Jones when she lost her family to a yellow fever outbreak and then her home in the great ...

www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/mary-harris-mother-jones

Mary Harris Jones was born approximately August 1, 1837 in Cork, Ireland to Helen Cotter and Richard Harris. She had two brothers and two sisters. Jones later claimed a birthdate of May 1, 1830. Biographers suggest that she chose 1830 to add to the image of white-haired “Mother” Jones, and May first to connect herself ...

aflcio.org/about/history/labor-history-people/mother-jones

Typically clad in a black dress, her face framed by a lace collar and black hat, the barely five-foot tall Mother Jones was a fearless fighter for workers' rights—once labeled "the most dangerous woman in America" by a U.S. district attorney. Mary Harris "Mother" Jones rose to prominence as a fiery orator and fearless ...

socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/organizations/labor/jones-mary-harris-mother

Apr 3, 2017 ... Introduction: The early roles of Mary Harris Jones were schoolteacher, dressmaker, wife to a union activist, and mother of four children. Tragedies led to the loss of these roles and taking up of a dynamic life in labor movement activism which placed her in the national spotlight. She is known as a fiery ...

www.motherjonesmuseum.org/information/who-was-mother-jones

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones was a fearless fighter for workers' rights. When she was mocked as the “grandmother of all agitators,” in the U.S. Senate, Mother Jones replied that she would someday like to be called “the great-grandmother of all agitators.” She helped to shape a spirit of civil disobedience in the cause of justice.

www.nwhm.org/education-resources/biographies/mary-harris-jones

The most famous female labor activist of the nineteenth century, Mary Harris Jones—aka “Mother Jones”—was a self-proclaimed “hell-raiser” in the cause of economic justice. She was so strident that a US attorney once labeled her “the most dangerous woman in America.” Born circa August 1, 1837 in County Cork, Ireland, ...

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2405 Tecumseh Street Adelphi, MD 20783. Phone: 301-408-7900 | Fax:301-408- 7904. Dr. Karen Woodson, Principal | karen.woodson@pgcps.org. At-a-Glance. School Website; Hours: 8:15am to 2:25pm; Grades: PreK-5; Uniform: Mandatory; Before After Care: Yes; School Colors: Black and Yellow; School Mascot: Jaguar  ...