History in the making at the grave of Mother Jones

James Goltz lifting the clay from the grave of Mother Jones. (Photo via James Goltz) As reported from Mount Olive, Illinois by James Goltz Unique history in the making in Mt. Olive Illinois,at the Union Miners’ Cemetery involving the legendary labour agitator, Mother Harris Jones (Mother Jones), Friends of Mother Jones and Ireland. Mother Jones … Continue reading History in the making at the grave of Mother Jones

Clay from Mother Jones resting place in Illinois to be brought to her native Cork

Mother Jones monument at the Union Miners Cemetery in Mount Olive, Illinois, USA. Unique link up between the friends of Mother Jones in Mount Olive, Illinois and the Cork Mother Jones Committee in Shandon. The Cork Mother Jones Committee is pleased to announce that a U.S. trade union member, James Goltz, has been given permission … Continue reading Clay from Mother Jones resting place in Illinois to be brought to her native Cork