Mother’s Day, Jarvis and Reist Collection 1930-1939

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Object ID: MG0145

1 box    11 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository: LancasterHistory (Organization)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 4

Scope and Content Note: The collection documents the efforts of local attorney Linnaeus L. Reist to establish that Anna Jarvis was the founder of Mother’s Day. It includes correspondence, articles, Mother’s Day buttons, Mother’s Day stationery, and newspaper clippings. Also, objections to PA House Bill #830 and Resolution S. J. #115.

Creator: Reist, Linnaeus L.