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President Woodrow Wilson's Mother's Day Proclamation of May 9, 1914


President Woodrow Wilson's Mother's Day Proclamation of May 9, 1914

President Woodrow Wilson's Mother's Day Proclamation of May 9, 1914 (Presidential Proclamation 1268)., 05/09/1914 ; General Records of the United States Government, 1778 - 1992; Record Group 11; National Archives.

On May 9, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day "as a public expression of love and reverence for the mothers of our country."
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