Mother’s Day is right around the corner and millions around the world will gather with family to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10th. Mother’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years. The idea sprang from political activism and regard for service to country. In the 1850s a women’s organizer, Ann Reeves Jarvis, held…

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by Linnea Kai, OCLC CoG What happened in 1970? Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, and Pete McCloskey, a conservation-minded Republican Congressman launched one of the biggest movements in the United States. The first Earth Day occurred April 22nd, 20 million Americans met in parks, auditoriums and streets to demonstrate for a healthy,…

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