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Julia Ward Howe on Mothers’ Day: video

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Mother’s Day for Peace

After posting the Mothers’ Day Proclamation of Julia Ward Howe, I came across this re-enactment of it. Distressed by the American Civil War, Howe was the first to call for a Mothers’ Day in the USA. Her vision is a little different than what the observance eventually became. See the text, here.

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Written by Monte

May 14, 2007 at 9:41 am

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