Mary Harris "Mother" Jones

The following is a list of books and articles about Mary Harris "Mother" Jones which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Jones, Mary. Autobiography of Mother Jones (C.H. Kerr and Co., 1925).
B J78 B J78 1976.

Jones, Mother. The Speeches and Writings of Mother Jones (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988).
331.88 S813s

Foner, Philip Sheldon. Mother Jones Speaks; Collected Writings and Speeches (Monad Press, 1983).
331.88 F673.

Fetherling, Dale. Mother Jones the Miners' Angel; a Portrait (Southern Illinois Press).
331.88 F43.

Gorn, Elliott J. Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America (Hill and Wang, 2002).
B J78c

Jackson, John. Judge Jackson's Opinion in the Famous Contempt Cases Against Mother Jones, Thomas Haggarty and Others.
347.91 J12 Pam.

Josephson, Judith Pinkerton. Mother Jones: Fierce Fighter for Worker Rights (Lerner Publications, 1997).
B J78jo [juvenile literature].

Scholten, Pat Creech. The Old Mother and Her Army: the Agitative Strategies of Mary Harris Jones (West Virginia History Vol. 40: 1978-79).
Arc 1. 4: 40.

Steel, Edward M. The Correspondence of Mother Jones (University of Pittsburgh Press 1985).
331.88 S813

______________The Court-Martial of Mother Jones (University Press of Kentucky, 1985).
331.88 S813.

Wake, Dorothy L. Mother Jones: Revolutionary Leader of Labor and Social Reform (Xlibris, 2001).
B J78w

Werstein, Irving. Labor's Defiant Lady: The Story of Mother Jones (Crowell, 1969).
B J18w [juvenile literature]

Hudson, W.L. Constitutional Government Overthrown in West Virginia. (Contributed by W.L. Hudson, 1984).
331.88 C758.


"1920 Article Predicted Mine Wars," Charleston Gazette, 4-28-1991.
"A Life Saved Was a Life Used," 7-4-1976.
"About Mary Harris Jones, Website Information. n.d.
"America's Most Spectacular Women," by Dale Fetherling, Fall 1975.
"Death of Mother Jones by Archie Green, Reprint from Labor History 1:1 Winter 1960.
"Fight, Fight Festival Will Honor Fiery Union Organizer Mother Jones," 11-13-1980.
"First Biography of Mother Jones Scheduled for January 28 Publication," 12-16-1973.
"Labor Quotes: Mother Jones," From Her Autobiography n.d.
"Labor Too Respectable to do Anything Today Mother Jones Declares," 8-1921.
"Landmark Status For Prison Site," Ritchie Gazette, 3-19-1992.
"Legendary Mother Jones Figures in Stafford Trial," Register-Herald, 8-22-1994.
"Looking Back at Mother Jones," 5-30-1972.
"Mary (Mother) Jones Death,"Charleston Gazette, 12-1-1930.
"'Mother' Jones Arrested in City," Charleston Gazette, 2-14-1913.
"Mother Jones Grave, Mt.Olive, IL. From Iternet site. n.d.
"Mother Jones Hurls Defiance at Authorities," 10-18-1975.
"Mother Jones, Colorful Leader of Mine War Days in Coal Fields, Kyle McCormick, 3-23- 1957.
"Mother Was a Legend...," 2-10-1980.
"Mother Jones Arrested," 1-11-1975.
"Mother Jones May Tell Story to U.S. Progress," 10-18-1975.
"Mother Jones: Miners' Angel, Overview of book Mara Lou Hawse. n.d.
"Mother Jones-Labor's First Lady," Herald-Advertiser, 8-15-1971.
"Mother Jones House Up for Honor," Charleston Gazette, 6-4-1991.
"'Mother' Jones Under Arrest," Charleston Daily Mail, 2-13-1913.
"'Mother Jones' Will Tell 'Em When and Where To Use Arms," Charleston Daily Mail, 2-13-1913.
"Old Mother Jones Inflamed Miners, by Shirley Donnelly, 11-22-1969.
"Old Woman for Older Audience," 3-4-1983.
"Olf Regalia Recalls Mother Jones, Shirley Donnelly, 10-28-1971.
"State of West Virginia vs Mother Jones, by M.F. Matheny, Speech Pratt, WV, 3-7-1913.
"Thoughts of Mother Jones, Compiled From Her Writings and Speeches. n.d.
"Woman Saves Artifacts from Mother Jones' Former Jail," Charleston Gazette, 5-10- 1996.

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