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Mother Jones and the march of the mill children

by Penny Colman

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Jones, Mother, 1843?-1930,
    • Women in the labor movement -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Child labor -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Reformers,
    • Women -- Biography,
    • Child labor -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [45]) and index.

      Statementby Penny Colman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8073.J6 C64 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1394673M
      ISBN 101562944029
      LC Control Number93001933
      OCLC/WorldCa28586300

      The March of the Mill Children, the three-week trek from Philadelphia to New York by striking child and adult textile workers launched on July 7, , by Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (), trained public attention on the scourge of child labor and energized efforts to end it by : Janice Yung. A doughty white-haired woman, arms akimbo, nearly steps off the opening page of this book: “My name is Mother Jones,/ and I’m MAD./ And you’d be MAD, too, if you’d/ seen what I’ve seen.”.

        March of the Mill Children re-enacted in Shandon, Cork Aug Aug / Admin A re-creation of March of the Mill Children was held on 31st July and was staged by Cork Community Art Link. Mother Jones and the march of the mill children. v 3.

      Mother JOnes March of the Mill children; 0 Comments. Search for: facebook. For our Mother Jones May Day We Shall Rise Celebration. We ran out of time and it was sad we couldn't show it on the zoom call. But please watch it now. There was wind noise, so we had to adjust for that. Stick with it!   Monica Kulling’s On Our Way to Oyster Bay: Mother Jones and Her March for Children’s Rights (ages ) recounts the true story of a protest march .


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Mother Jones and the march of the mill children by Penny Colman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shelves: biography, childrens. Mary Harris Jones was born in Ireland and emigrated to the US when she was still very young. She lived a fairly routine life until about when she became a labor organizer.

And gained the moniker Mother Jones/5. A stunning picture book about Mary "Mother" Jones and the children who marched from Philadelphia to New York in a fiery protest against child labor. Here's the inspiring story of the woman who raised her voice and fist to protect kids' childhoods and futures-- and changed America forever.4/5.

Praise for Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children: “A stellar introduction to an important and ongoing social issue.” —Kirkus, starred review “Winter's affirmative text, paired with Carpenter's dramatic art featuring an insistent Mother, dramatically demonstrate both the injustice and determination.”Booklist,Author: Jonah Winter, Nancy Carpenter.

The first pages depict Mother Jones in front of smoky factories, in West Virginia coal mines, and in Philadelphia fabric mills, where white and brown children toil “for TEN HOURS STRAIGHT.” Her anger at what she saw led Mother Jones to organize the central event of the volume, a children’s march from Philadelphia to New York City to.

Get this from a library. Mother Jones and the march of the mill children. [Penny Colman] -- An account of the life of an important labor leader includes the history of child labor and a description of the harsh conditions in American factories at the time.

Gr 1–3—Mary Harris "Mother" Jones worked relentlessly as an advocate and organizer for workers' rights. Mother Jones sought to highlight the plight of working children by organizing a march from Philadelphia to New York City and then to President Theodore Roosevelt's summer home /5(7).

The March of the Mill Children from The Autobiography of Mother Jones MOTHER JONES Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (–) was a prominent labor and community activist, once called “the most dangerous woman in America” for her success in organizing workers.

Many States took action to ban young children from working and although it took nearly another 40 years for the Federal Authorities to ban it completely, the efforts of Mother Jones in certainly aroused public interest.

On August 4 thMother Jones and her mill children went back to Philadelphia by train. Inthere w textile mill child laborers on strike in Kensington, Pennsylvania. Mother Jones observed that many of the children were malnourished and missing hands or fingers [2].

Jones was savvy, knowing that since child labor increased the profits of factories, there was little incentive for owners to improve working conditions. Mother Jones at the White House. Herbert French, Sept. 26,Library of Congress. The March of the Mill Children, the three-week trek from Philadelphia to New York by striking child and adult textile workers launched on July 7,by Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (), trained public attention on the scourge of child labor and energized efforts to end it by law.

“My name is Mother Jones, and I’m MAD. And you’d be MAD, too, if you’d seen what I’ve seen.” So begins “Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children” (Random House Children’s Books.

About Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children. A stunning picture book about Mary “Mother” Jones and the children who marched from Philadelphia to New York in a fiery protest against child labor. Here’s the inspiring story of the woman who raised her voice and fist to protect kids’ childhoods and futures– and changed America.

Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children by Jonah Winter; illus. by Nancy Carpenter Primary, Intermediate Schwartz & Wade/Random 40 pp. 2/20 $ g Library ed. $ e-book ed. $Author: Betty Carter.

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Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   Inan unlikely group of strikers marched from Philadelphia to New York in an attempt to end child labor. They sparked a revolution across the country that resulted in.

On July 7,Mary Harris “Mother” Jones began the March of the Mill Children from Philadelphia to President Theodore Roosevelt’s Long Island summer home in Oyster Bay, New York, to publicize the harsh conditions of child labor and to demand a hour work week.

During this march, Jones delivered her famed “The Wail of the Children” speech. Mother Jones and the March of the Mill Children Kathleen McLane. (, Jul). -Mother jones. New Moon Girls, 19, Jones, M. (n.d.). The March of the Mill Children |. A stunning picture book about Mary "Mother" Jones and the children who marched from Philadelphia to New York in a fiery protest against child labor.

About the Book Here’s the inspiring story of the woman who raised her voice and fist to protect kids’. Praise for Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children: “A stellar introduction to an important and ongoing social issue.” —Kirkus, starred review “Winter's affirmative text, paired with Carpenter's dramatic art featuring an insistent Mother, dramatically demonstrate both the injustice and determination.”Booklist.

Introduction. Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (­ ­­ –) was a prominent labor and community activist, once called “the most dangerous woman in America” for her success in organizing workers and their families against the powerful.

Misfortunes scarred her early life. She lost her husband and four children to the yellow fever epidemic and her dressmaking business to the Great /5(5).Mother JOnes March of the Mill children. Posted by FullSteamLabs on J in.

0 Comments. Share this article: About FullSteamLabs. Mother JOnes March of the Mill children; 0 Comments. Search for: facebook. Mother Jones Lives. 2 days ago.Mother Jones convinced the leaders of the strike to prioritize the issues related to child labor, then devoted all of her energy into publicizing this campaign.

She organized a children's march from Philadelphia to New York. The march, which was made up of roughly two hundred children and supporting workers, took place over several weeks.