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Mother Jones

On February 13, 1913, labor leader Mary Harris "Mother" Jones was arrested in Charleston for inciting to riot and conspiracy.

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Labor Leader Mother Jones Arrested
"'Mother Jones' Will Tell 'Em When and Where To Use Arms"
"'Mother' Jones Under Arrest"
"'Mother' Jones Arrested in City"
"Labor's Blue-Eyed Angel, Part One"
"Labor's Blue-Eyed Angel, Part Two"
Mother Jones and the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike
Sources on Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
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