Tag Archives: Ann Jarvis

The Mother’s Day Proclamation

The piece commonly known as the Mother’s Day Proclamation was originally titled “Appeal to Womanhood Throughout the World” written in 1870 by Julia Ward Howe in response to the American Civil War and Franco-Prussian War. In 1872 Howe proposed an … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, anti-war, culture, History, society, war | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment