Mary Harris Jones

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Mother Jones

Mary Harris Jones (1837-1930)

“Mother” Jones, Irish immigrant and titan of American labor

“I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please.
Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.
I’m not a humanitarian. I’m a hell-raiser”

Mother Jones

For further information see her biography on the AFL-CIO website.

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