Abolitionist Family Values: West Virginia and The Original Mothers' Day Campaign

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I came across this post via facebook. It gives one lots to think about this Mothers’ Day, with the story of 2 mothers and their fight for recognition. One, the author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, Julia Ward Howe, and the other a community organizer for the rights of women workers, Ann Maria Jarvis.

Oh yes, and fact: the USA started Mothers’ Day before Canada. See, we are still better!


Here is the story: ALL VOICES.COM: Mothers’ day: The Radical Roots.

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