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This is a button design that Anna Jarvis used to try to encourage use of a less ephemeral symbol to commemorate Mother's Day; a button versus the popularized carnation. Although Anna valued the white carnation as a symbol, in her conflicts with the…

Califorinia Mothers Day Proclamation.
This is a proclamation from the state of California recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

March201923Colorado.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Colorado recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

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This is a four page document on the history of Mother's Day and the International Mother's Day Shrine. This document is so interesting because it provides a comprehensive history of the holiday as well as the structure.

April13th1911.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Florida recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

anna jarvis.tif
This is a card mounted photograph of Anna Jarvis that is currently displayed at the International Mother's Day Shrine in Grafton, West Virginia.

Idaho Mothers Day papers/proclamation
This is a proclamation from the state of Idaho recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

May6th1929Indiana.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Indiana recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

historic interior 2.tif
This is a historic photo of the upstairs sanctuary in the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church.

May7th1929Iowa2.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Iowa recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.
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