Profile of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones
Most sources, and her grave site, give her birthdate as 1 May 1830, based on Jones’s own word. Recent scholarship, however, suggests Jones fudged the year to seem more grandmotherly and the date to match International Workers’ Day… The magazine Mother Jones, started in 1976, is named for her.
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