Mother's Day/Mothers' Day/Mothers Day

Title

Mother's Day/Mothers' Day/Mothers Day

Description

Suffragist Julia Ward Howe popularized Mother's Day as a pacifist holiday after the carnage of the Civil War. Listen to her 1870 proclamation read by @AlfreWoodard @GloriaSteinem & more.


For more on Mother's Day, @ZinnEdProject has great history and info on current organizing. For more on Julia Ward Howe - poet, playwright, leader of the American Woman Suffrage Association 👇

Creator

Daily Suffragist

Date

05/10/2020

Files

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Citation

Daily Suffragist, “Mother's Day/Mothers' Day/Mothers Day,” Daily Suffragist, accessed October 3, 2022, https://dailysuffragist.omeka.net/items/show/376.

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