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Author Jones, Marnie.

Title Holy Toledo : religion and politics in the life of "Golden Rule" Jones / Marnie Jones.

Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (320 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Word about Sources; Introduction: If You Knew My Inner Life, You Would Understand; Part 1: Personal Transformation; 1. Stirred With Ambition To Better His Hard Lot; 2. The Only Problem Worth a Man's Attention; 3. The First Radical Move; Part 2: Factory and Municipal Reforms; 4. Produce Great Persons, The Rest Follows; 5.1 Will Not Be the Mayor of Any Ring or Faction; 6. The Time to Think About Someone besides Self; 7. Like Christianity, Democracy Has Never Been Tried; Part 3: Political Defeats and Personal Victories.
8. That I May Rid Myself of Guilt and Complicity9. I'm a Man Without a Party and I'm Lonely; 10.1 Fail Utterly When It Comes to Depending upon Love; 11. The Greatest Victory of My Life; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary ""Do unto others as ye would have them do unto you"" are the words upon which Samuel M. Jones, self-made millionaire and mayor of Toledo, Ohio (1897-1904) organized his life, business, and political career. Unlike most progressive reformers, Jones was in a position to initiate real change. His factory workers shared in the profits and took advantage of day-care facilities for their children. As mayor, he was a nationally revered public figure who supported municipal ownership of utilities, ended the practice of jailing the homeless, and made available free legal counsel to those who needed it. M.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Jones, Samuel Milton, 1846-1904.
Christian socialism -- Ohio -- Toledo -- History -- 19th century.
Mayors -- Ohio -- Toledo -- Biography.
Social reformers -- Ohio -- Toledo -- Biography.
Toledo (Ohio) -- Politics and government.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813159621 (electronic bk.)
0813159628 (electronic bk.)