History of Mother's Day

Julia Ward Howe: Mother’s Day Proclamation [Boston 1870] and call to action

A resource for those wishingto celebrate Mother's Day the old fashioned way - by taking action!  One side of the flyer has Julia Ward Howe's Mother's Day proclamation, the other contact information for the representatives in Congress from MA, RI and CT.

Mother's Day History

A history of Mother's Day by Ruth Rosen, professor of history at UC Davis.

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