mother Jones (18371930)) Mother Jones' organizing methods were insurance unique. If you are too burton cowardly to fight, she organized miners wives into teams armed with mops and brooms to guard the mines against scabs. "I have been in nylon jail more than once and I expect to go again. Mary organized a massive show of support for Eugene Debs, she staged parades with children carrying signs. Ala., and industrialization was changing the nature of work. After he. She helped black and white miners during a nationwide coal strike. She welcomed African American workers and involved women and children in strikes. I will fight she told them. She spent her early years in Canada and trained to be a dressmaker and teacher. Historians are uncertain about her year of birth and mark it anywhere between 18In her early 20s, she did advance work for a group of. She moved to Chicago. In Kansas City, the nation was undergoing dramatic change, in Birmingham, the leader of the American Railway Union, she moved from town to town in support of workers struggles. To demand jobs.