Happy Mother's Day!
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on May 13, 2018, at 12:14 p.m. ET
First lady Jacqueline Kennedy sits at a classroom table as her daughter, Caroline, runs her hand through her mother's hair during a visit to Caroline's school on May 24, 1962.
Diana, Princess of Wales, helps her son Harry go down a slide in Gloucestershire, England, on July 18, 1986.
A newborn baby has their umbilical cord cut by a nurse as the father looks on, circa 1970.
A mother and her son ride on a train through Chechnya on Dec. 31, 1989.
A mother and daughter look at an exhibition of fashion designer Norman Hartnell's collection of dolls wearing traditional costumes from South America, on Nov. 20, 1943.
An Afghan refugee woman lifts her burqa to speak to her daughter on Nov. 19, 2001, as families flee the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan.
A hand-tinted photograph of a Japanese mother lying on the floor, gazing lovingly at her child, undated.
Nettie Hunt and her daughter Nickie sit on the steps of the US Supreme Court as she explains to her daughter the meaning of the high court's ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education case on May 18, 1954.
Dorothea Lange's iconic portrait from the Great Depression, titled "Migrant Mother," 1936.
A mother clutches her child in Berlin after surviving a "death march" from Łódź on Dec. 14, 1945.
Barbara Young smokes a cigarette alongside her children, John Jr. and Sandra, as they watch the successful orbit mission of Gemini 3 spacecraft piloted by her husband, astronaut John W. Young, on March 23, 1965.
A mother breastfeeds her baby during a picnic on Sept. 30, 1969, in San Francisco.
Japanese mothers with their babies wait as judges make a selection for the winner in the Best Baby Contest in May 1952.
A mother and daughter read the Bible together in church, circa the 1960s.
Leonardo DiCaprio and his mother, Irmelin DiCaprio, pose for a portrait in their Hollywood home in July 1975.
Cyndi Lauper poses for a portrait with her mother, Catrine Dominique, on Sept. 5, 1984.
Debbie Reynolds (center) poses with her children Todd (left) and Carrie Fisher (right) at the Thalians Ball on Oct. 12, 1985.
Drew Barrymore poses for a picture with her mother, Jaid Barrymore, on June 8, 1982.
Michael Jordan gets kiss on cheek from his mother, Deloris, while eating a stack of pancakes in 1986.
A mother carries her child during a day at the park, circa 1970.
A mother lies in bed, smiling with her newborn baby wrapped in a blanket beside her, at Princeton Hospital in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1945.
A mother carries her baby at the "T in the Park" music festival in Lanarkshire, Scotland, on July 14, 1996.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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