Anna Jarvis

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Name: Anna Jarvis
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Inventions that were disowned by their creators

The inventor of the pop-up ad has apologised for what he unleashed on the world. When else have people felt compelled to disown their creations? Ethan Zuckerman, who invented the pop-up ad while working for a web-hosting service 20 years ago, has apologised ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Back to school bash and a new library

Anna Jarvis Elementary School sponsored a Back to School Block Party Wednesday.Pictured above is Theresa Bruner, the school’s librarian for the 2014-2015 school year. Also, pictured are parents and students enjoying the library and the outside block party ... [Published Mountain Statesman - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Polk Home director speaker for Jane Knox DAR meeting

The Jane Knox Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met April 22 at Heritage Bank. Nell Fitzgerald gave the prayer and the devotional. Regent Susie Jackson presided over the meeting. Hostesses were Nell Fitzgerald, Jean Jones, Sarah Posey, ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jul 14 2014]
First reported May 11 2014 - Updated May 11 2014 - 1 reports

Woman waged the mother of all battles over holiday

:“He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster.”The preceding quote from German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche hardly seems appropriate as the opening sentiment in a Mother’s Day remembrance, but as history shows, Nietzsche’s ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - May 11 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 11 2014 - 1 reports

Graduate founded Mother's Day a century ago

As the community celebrates Mother’s Day, reams of clippings in the archives at attest to the determined spirit of Anna Jarvis, the holiday’s founder who graduated from in 1882.The college was known then as the Augusta Female Seminary.“Of all the special ... [Published News Leader - May 10 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Dark Facts You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day hasn’t always been about flowers, handwritten cards and spending time with mom — it actually has a sordid past rife with conflict and controversy. In the late 1800s to early 1900s, Mother’s Day (in its various forms) was organized for reasons ... [Published TIME.com - May 10 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why we celebrate Mother’s Day | Editorial

Mother’s Day has a rich history of motivating people to rise up for peace and human rights. Take a look at how Mother’s Day has affected our nation.Back in the 1800s, Ann Reeves Jarvis of West Virginia helped start "Mothers’ Day Work Clubs" to teach local ... [Published Islands Sounder - May 08 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's Day: May 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 06 2014]
First reported May 03 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mother's Day Quotes: 10 Inspirational Sayings To Show Mom How Much You Care

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Mother's Day became an official U.S holiday in 1914, after the day's founder Anna Jarvis spent four years petitioning the government, in order to get it to officially recognize mothers and all that they do. Since that time the ... [Published The Street Latest - May 03 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

FlowerDeliveryExpress.com Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Mother's Day Tradition

DETROIT, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1907 Anna Jarvis, from Philadelphia, began a campaign to establish a national Mother's Day.  She persuaded her mother's church in Grafton, West Virginia to celebrate Mother's Day on the second anniversary of ... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - May 02 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Facts for Features — Mother’s Day: May 11, 2014

Facts for Features — Mother’s Day: May 11, 2014 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The driving force behind Mother’s Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's Day: May 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]

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Inventions that were disowned by their creators [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Back to school bash and a new library [Published Mountain Statesman - Aug 15 2014]
Polk Home director speaker for Jane Knox DAR me... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Jul 14 2014]
Woman waged the mother of all battles over holiday [Published Columbia Daily Herald - May 11 2014]
Graduate founded Mother's Day a century ago [Published News Leader - May 10 2014]
Today’s meaning [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 10 2014]
The Dark Facts You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day [Published TIME.com - May 10 2014]
Why we celebrate Mother’s Day | Editorial [Published Islands Sounder - May 08 2014]
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 06 2014]
Mother's Day Quotes: 10 Inspirational Sayings T... [Published The Street Latest - May 03 2014]
Zion Health Announces Eco- Friendly Mother's Da... [Published PRWeb - May 03 2014]
FlowerDeliveryExpress.com Celebrates 100th Anni... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - May 02 2014]
Flowers for Mom; From Dandelions to Daisies, Tu... [Published PRWeb - Apr 23 2014]
Facts for Features — Mother’s Day: May 11, 2014 [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 22 2014]
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]
The long and curious history of Mother's Day [Published The First Post: Latest - Mar 27 2014]
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The Dark Facts You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day [Published TIME.com - May 10 2014]
Mother’s Day hasn’t always been about flowers, handwritten cards and spending time with mom — it actually has a sordid past rife with conflict and controversy. In the late 1800s to early 1900s, Mother’s Day (in its various forms) was organized for reasons ...
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 06 2014]
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis ...
FlowerDeliveryExpress.com Celebrates 100th Anni... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - May 02 2014]
DETROIT, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1907 Anna Jarvis, from Philadelphia, began a campaign to establish a national Mother's Day.  She persuaded her mother's church in Grafton, West Virginia to celebrate Mother's Day on the second anniversary of ...
Facts for Features — Mother’s Day: May 11, 2014 [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 22 2014]
Facts for Features — Mother’s Day: May 11, 2014 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The driving force behind Mother’s Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around ...
U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, ...
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