Mother's Day greeting card from Anna Jarvis to "my good friend Mrs. Reist," May 12, 1935.
flipFlip to Mother's Day Founder Anna M. Jarvis, circa 1935.
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Second page of Mother's Day Greetings card. Inscription reads "To my good friend Mrs. Reist, May 12, 1935. Anna Jarvis"

Credit: Courtesy of Lancaster Historical Society, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Anna Jarvis protested pre-made Mother's Day cards, but she did purchase and send them to her friends.

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