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. Fucking hell.
1910 Bust improver by Dickins & Jones retailers. Bust-improver made from lace and interwoven figured silk satin ribbons, boning, mother-of-pearl buttons. Another early version of the bra. See more at http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O140877/bust-improver-dickins-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