The Autobiography of Mother Jones

Mary Harris JONES (1837 - 1930)

Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) was a legendary labor organizer. She was a founding member of the International Workers of the World (the IWW, or the Wobblies), and was active in the United Mine Workers and the Socialist Party of America. (Summary by Denny)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Early Years Scott Henkel
00:08:38
Play 02 The Haymarket Tragedy Scott Henkel
00:09:37
Play 03 A Strike in Virginia Elizabeth McAndrew
00:05:05
Play 04 Wayland's Appeal to Reason Heather Lambert
00:02:50
Play 05 Victory at Arnot, Pennsylvania Elizabeth McAndrew
00:14:57
Play 06 War in West Virginia Carl Manchester
00:11:51
Play 07 A Human Judge Caitlin Kelly
00:09:34
Play 08 Roosevelt Sent for John Mitchell Caitlin Kelly
00:09:49
Play 09 Murder in West Virginia Elizabeth McAndrew
00:10:39
Play 10 March of the Mill Children Sandra in Wales, United Kingdom
00:18:56
Play 11 Those Mules Won't Scab Today Sandra in Wales, United Kingdom
00:07:28
Play 12 How the Women Mopped Up Coaldale Sandra in Wales, United Kingdom
00:06:13
Play 13 The Cripple Creek Strike Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:35:42
Play 14 Child Labor Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:31:28
Play 15 Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:07:46
Play 16 The Mexican Revolution Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:13:33
Play 17 How the Women Sang Themselves Out of Jail Maddie
00:04:29
Play 18 Victory in West Virginia Elizabeth McAndrew
00:30:07
Play 19 Guards and Gunmen Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:05:22
Play 20 Governor Hunt, Human and Just Kathy
00:08:46
Play 21 In Rockefeller's Prisons Kathy
00:23:01
Play 22 You Don't Need a Vote to Raise Hell Kathy
00:13:08
Play 23 In a West Virginia Prison Camp Kathy
00:04:56
Play 24 The Steel Strike of 1919 Kathy
00:23:22
Play 25 Struggle and Lose: Struggle and Win Kathy
00:06:35
Play 26 Medieval West Virginia Kathy
00:04:55
Play 27 Progress in Spite of Leaders Scott Henkel
00:10:45