Mother's Day Celebrated And Criticized By Founder Anna Jarvis

By Robin Zimmerman

Some debate exists whether credit for Mother's Day should be given to West Virginia native Anna Jarvis ... Plenty of stories document Jarvis' campaign to establish a Mother's Day celebration, giving her credit for its eventual national designation; however, few stories tell of Jarvis' campaign later in life to separate herself from the celebration and abolish the holiday all together.

Read more in the Friday, May 9, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.


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