Mother Jones letters to Mrs. Conroy concerning strike involvement in Colorado, 1911.

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Jones, Mother, 1837-1930. Mother Jones letters to Mrs. Conroy concerning strike involvement in Colorado, 1911.

Mother Jones letters to Mrs. Conroy concerning strike involvement in Colorado, 1911.

The collection consists of a typewritten letter (1911) and a handwritten letter fragment (undated, circa 1911) from the union organizer Mother Jones, then in Colorado, to the family of Joe Conroy in Herminie, Pennsylvania. The collection also includes a printed portrait of Jones and a photocopy of an article from FTWP News (Federation of Telephone Workers of Pennsylvania; February 1976) on the relationship between Jones and Conroy, written by Connie Zukauckas.

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Zukauckas, Connie

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Conroy, Joe

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Conroy family,

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Jones, Mother, 1837-1930

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Mary Harris, reportedly born May 1, 1830, but more likely born in 1836, in Cork, Ireland, was an active participant in the labor movement in the United States for nearly sixty years. Before acquiring the name "Mother" Jones and perceived as the "Miners' Angel," Mary Harris had taught in Catholic schools in Michigan and Tennessee, had married George Jones and had four children. By 1867, Jones had lost her family to a yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the 1870s, "Mother" Jones began ...