Mother Jones and child labor

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Mother Jones Heritage Project
Written By Mother Jones Heritage Project

Mother Jones fearlessly questioned corporate rule and earned the title “the grandmother of all agitators.” She is a figure who lives on because the issues she raised are still of concern to us, still relevant in the twenty-first century.

Child labor was a major concern for Mother Jones, but she believed in getting the children themselves to be activists for their cause. This is an image of her in West Virginia, where organizing children and their families was an idea and cause

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