On this day 100 years ago: Mother Jones

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From the Modern School:
February 12, 1913 – Mary Harris “Mother” Jones led a protest against conditions in the West Virginia mines was arrested. (On May 8, newly-elected Governor Hatfield releases her from jail.) A government official once called Mary Jones “The most dangerous woman in America.” She was still out there at age 83. No rockin’ chair for her… (From the Daily Bleed)
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