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Portrait of Julia Ward Howe, author of "Battle Hymn of the Republic."

Jan291922FrankortKentucky.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Oklahoma recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

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Portrait of Mary Towels Sassen.

May14th1911Michigan.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Michigan recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

June121911Minn.pdf
This is a proclamation from the state of Minnesota recognizing Mother's Day on the second Sunday in the month of May.

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This is an article in a 1956 issue of Brazilian newspaper A Gazeta that depicts a mother and her child and is titled "Dia das Mães" or "Mother's Day."

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This is a photocopy of a newspaper article from a French newspaper from the town of Artas in the Isère department in southeastern France. The title of the article is "La fête des mères, d'Artas aux USA - La fête des mères par-delà les mers," written…

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This is a program from the first observance of Mother's Day in 1908 at the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Anna Jarvis created this commemorative event to honor her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, following her death in 1905,…

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Ann Reeves Jarvis, mother of Anna Jarvis, is pictured on the font of this 1911 ceremonial program. "In Honor the Best Mother Who Ever Lives - Your Mother" was the official motto for years Mother's Day event.

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This 1918 program depicts the importance of motherhood during wartime. Created during World War I this program emphasizes the role of mother's as compassionate caregivers to men sent off to war.
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