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Mother Jones remembered on Miners Day

Mt. Olive, IL – Mother Jones and the fallen miners that she held in such high esteem were remembered and honored on Miners Day,...

Mother Jones inducted into Mining Hall of Fame

The well-known Mother Jones historian, Rosemary Feurer of Northern Illinois University, reports that the great Labor leader has received another honor – being inducted...

Mother Jones returns for May Day honors

By ROBERT KELLY Correspondent Mt. Olive, IL – The legendary Labor leader and activist Mother Jones was honored at the annual May Day ceremony here for...

Mother Jones musical will be presented May Day weekend

“Mother Jones in Heaven,” the highly regarded musical drama about the life of the great Labor leader Mother Jones, written by Sy Kahn, will...

Catherine DeRorre: Good Samaritan to mining families

History program honors her and Mother Jones By ROBERT KELLY Special Correspondent Collinsville, IL – One of the brave and dynamic women who helped build the Labor...

History event will portray Katie DeRorre, Mother Jones

Collinsville, IL – Labor history will feature prominently this Saturday, March 23, in a free and public celebration of Women’s History Month called Women...

Mother Jones, Lucy Parsons left legacy of courage, activism

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – While Mary Harris “Mother” Jones was barnstorming America to organize coal miners, end child labor and fight injustice...

Mine Workers’ Roberts brings Mother Jones back to the fight

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Mt. Olive, IL – If the legacy of Mother Jones, the great union organizer, is being overlooked in much of America, at...

Mother Jones turns rest stop into historical inspiration

Network of Labor history sites grows By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Waggoner, IL – You’re trying to get home from Springfield, or maybe from Chicago. It’s just an...

Young Mine Workers’ leader gives thanks to Mother Jones

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Mt. Olive, IL – One of the rising stars in the American Labor Movement says Mary Harris “Mother Jones” brought the...
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