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elaineLOCAL 2001 wants to CONGRATULATE ELAINE!

Elaine Harris, CWA International Staff Representative for CWA District 2-13 and Local 2001 Staff Representative, was recently awarded the Mother Jones/Ma Blizzard award. The award was presented to her by Cecil Roberts, President of UMWA for her many years of dedicated service to protect and promote Union rights for all. In addition to representing CWA you can find her standing with UMWA and other unions throughout the state when called upon. Elaine is always fighting for the everyday working person.

The prestigious award is named for two UMWA activists from the early 1900s. Mary (Mother) Jones was once called “the most dangerous woman in America” due to her success in organizing mine workers and their families against mine owners. She was instrumental in WV UMWA as well as other unions and issues. In 1903 she organized a children’s march from Philadelphia to the home of President Teddy Roosevelt in New York. The march was protesting the lax enforcement of child labor laws in Pennsylvania mines and silk mills. Sarah (Ma) Blizzard, her husband and children were actively involved with the UMWA in its earliest days. After supporting a 1902 strike that led to being evicted from their home, the family moved to Cabin Creek in Kanawha County. During the violent Paint Creek-Cabin Creek strike of 1912 Ma allowed striking miners to camp on her land. She then joined forces with labor leader Mother Jones. Both ladies were instrumental in organizing and marching with UMWA members.

Ma Jones is the mother of (former) UWMA District 17 President Bill Blizzard and the great grandmother of UMWA President Cecil Roberts.

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