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Mother Jones

(1830-1930)

 
 
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By Brandon Kantner, November 12, 2014
1. Mother Jones Marker
Inscription. Mary Harris Jones began the March of the Factory Children here, July 1903, to dramatize the need for child labor legislation. Born in Ireland, Jones was an organizer and inspiring presence in the U.S. coal, steel, and textile labor movements.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.153′ N, 75° 9.846′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 15th Street on Market Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Milne Calder (within shouting distance of this marker); German Tricentennial Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); General George McClellan/Major General John Fulton Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); The Welsh Society (within shouting distance of this marker); John Christian Bullitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia City Hall
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Mother Jones Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Philadelphia City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); William Pennís Prayer for Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Mary Harris Jones - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 27, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkLabor Unions
 
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By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
3. Mother Jones Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on May 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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