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Stories-A History of Appalachia


Feb 29, 2020

A woman born in Ireland who immigrated to, first, Canada, then the United States, became a schoolteacher and dressmaker.  The tragic loss of her husband and children led eventually to a career in labor activism.  Today we start to tell you the story of a woman beloved by generations of Appalachian coal miners, Mother Jones.

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Thanks for listening and for sharing our stories of Appalachian history.