Selected Web Resources

The Anthracite Coal Strike
Wonderful site that includes many tools to put the events associated with the 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike in perspective of the political and social climate at the time. This site includes a timeline of the events leading up to the 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike. Makes clear the sequence of events leading up to and results from this strike. Also included are a biography of John Mitchell, a description of how anthracite mining is done and political cartoons of the times.

Mother Jones' Autobiography
Mother Jones describes her battles with the "coal barons" and her struggles for her class.

Mother Jones, a minute biography
Mother Jones in the National Women's Hall of Fame.