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Mother Jones Speaks

Preface by Philip S. Foner. Photos, chronology, notes, index.

Format: Paper

1073 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1983

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-810-5

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Speeches and Writings of a Working-Class Fighter

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From the end of the Civil War until her death in 1930 at the age of 100, Mother Jones was a tireless fighter for the working class. This collection chronicles decades of labor battles—from the coalfields of West Virginia to the steel mills of Chicago and the garment shops of...

“The speeches especially show Jones' strong commitment to making life better for the country's working men and women, and the no-holds-barred language that she used to express that commitment.” —Book News

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