Cherchez la Femme

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Cherchez la Femme - But before adding another star to the crown of...
But before adding another star to the crown of the Great Emancipator, heed now the ancient French admonition, "Cherchez la Femme!" It is herethat Sarah Josepha Hale comes Into the Thanksgiving picture. For it was Mrs. Hale, a native native of Newport N. H., known wherever English Is spoken as theauthor of "Mary Had a Little Lamb," editor of the famous magazine, Godey's Lady's Book, and a pioneer In educational and civic problems of her day who, by canvassing the governors of states and territories and reconciling reconciling sectional differences, and by appealing appealing constantly to successive Presidents,brought about theestablishment of Thanksgiving day as a national holiday on the last Thursday In November.

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  1. The Pleasant Grove Review,
  2. 17 Nov 1933, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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