February 13, 1913: After West Virginia Governor William E. Glasscock declares martial law to put down the coal miners’ strike in in Kanawha county, 83-year old activist and organizer Mary Harris “Mother” Jones is arrested. She was tried and convicted by a military court and sentenced to twenty years in prison. “Whatever I have done in West Virginia,” she said, “I have done it all over the United States. And when I get out, I will do it again.”

February 13, 1913: After West Virginia Governor William E. Glasscock declares martial law to put down the coal miners’ strike in in Kanawha county, 83-year old activist and organizer Mary Harris “Mother” Jones is arrested. She was tried and convicted by a military court and sentenced to twenty years in prison. “Whatever I have done in West Virginia,” she said, “I have done it all over the United States. And when I get out, I will do it again.”

Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones).. The Most Dangerous Woman in American.. [she was denounced on the floor of the United States Senate as the "grandmother of all agitators," she replied: "I hope to live long enough to be the great-grandmother of all agitators."] Mother Jones

Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones).. The Most Dangerous Woman in American.. [she was denounced on the floor of the United States Senate as the "grandmother of all agitators," she replied: "I hope to live long enough to be the great-grandmother of all agitators."] Mother Jones

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Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones - a fearless labor organizer with Indutrial Workers of the World. One of her most famous quotes: "Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living!"

Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones - a fearless labor organizer with Indutrial Workers of the World. One of her most famous quotes: "Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living!"

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Mary Harris ,Mother Jones (1837 – 30 November 1930)

Mary Harris ,Mother Jones (1837 – 30 November 1930)

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones  1830-1930 after her husband and 4 children died of yellow fever and her workshop was destroyed in a fire in 1871, she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and United Mine Workers union. She was known as Mother Jones. In 1902 she was called "the most dangerous woman in America" for her success in organizing mine workers/their families.

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones 1830-1930 after her husband and 4 children died of yellow fever and her workshop was destroyed in a fire in 1871, she began working as an organizer for the Knights of Labor and United Mine Workers union. She was known as Mother Jones. In 1902 she was called "the most dangerous woman in America" for her success in organizing mine workers/their families.

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Mary Harris Jones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mary Harris Jones - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The My Hero Project - Mary Harris Jones

The My Hero Project - Mary Harris Jones

Mary Harris Jones, known as Mother Jones. Union organizer. "When a backbone comes into contact with a Winchester, revolution is born."

Mary Harris Jones, known as Mother Jones. Union organizer. "When a backbone comes into contact with a Winchester, revolution is born."

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Mary Harris Jones "mother Jones"  Organized Mine Workers Against Mine Owners For Labor Rights

Mary Harris Jones "mother Jones" Organized Mine Workers Against Mine Owners For Labor Rights

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