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The speeches and writings of Mother Jones

by Jones, Mother, 1837-1930.

Format: Print Book 1988
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Clairton Public Library Non-Fiction 331.88 J78
Location  Clairton Public Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  331.88 J78
 
 
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "A seminal force in the early labor movement, Mary Harris Jones was famed for an oratory style that combined evangelical fervor and caustic irony. The 30 speeches reprinted here, delivered between 1901 and 1922 at conventions of the United Mine Workers Association and other public meetings, vividly chart her career: her role as UMWA International organizer, her intercession with President Wilson on behalf of striking Colorado coal miners, her crusade in support of the Mexican revolution, her affiliation with the Socialist Party and difficulties with the government. The talks provide a dramatic footnote to the history of organized labor in America. West Virginia University history professor Steel (The Correspondence of Mother Jones) supplies useful prefaces to each entry and a biographical directory. Less animated than the addresses but also of historical interest is a brief, closing selection of Mother Jones's essays culled from leftist journals. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Pittsburgh series in social and labor history.
Subjects Labor movement -- United States -- History.
Miners -- United States -- History.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Publisher Pittsburgh, Pa. :University of Pittsburgh Press,1988
Other Titles Works.
Contributors Steel, Edward M.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description xvii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
ISBN 0822935759
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