Mary Harris "Mother" Jones

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (HM1MLX)

Location: Coaldale, PA 18218 Schuylkill County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 49.626', W 75° 54.231'

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Labor leader, worker advocate. In October 1900 she led a march of 2,000 women from McAdoo to Coaldale to aid a six - week strike called in September by the United Mine Workers of America for higher wages, recognition, and a grievance process. Many mineworkers stopped work and joined the union. Concessions by anthracite coal operators and unmet union demands resulted in the anthracite coal strike of 1902.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 423786 N 4519956
Decimal Degrees40.82710000, -75.90385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 49.626', W 75° 54.231'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 49' 37.56" N, 75° 54' 13.86" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-434 US-209, Coaldale PA 18218, US
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