News and stories of the suffrage movement: Music video, audio podcasts, feature articles, recipes, photos and much more. Carry on the 'Spirit of 1776.'

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Encourage the State of New York to put the “Spirit of 1776″ suffrage wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns, a NYS suffrage activist, on permanent exhibit. Find out more about the wagon.  Here’s how you can help! 

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“Spirit of 1776″ is a music video (above) honoring the historic suffrage campaign wagon that inspired this web site. More information. 
The music video “Spirit of 1776″ provides an excellent example of “patriotic protest,” an important theme of the suffrage movement nationally from 1848 to 1917. Find out more

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Recent Blog Posts

October 23, 2014 |

Fire up the oven: Video, plus Podcast #8 of “Playing Politics with the President”

Who was the better cook? The woman who believed in voting? Or the woman who opposed the idea? This may sound...

October 19, 2014 |

Marguerite’s Musings and Podcast #7: “Playing Politics with the President”

I’m delighted to announce that my cousin Rosalie Morales Kearns has launched a new press in Albany, New...

October 16, 2014 |

Audio Podcast #6: “Playing Politics with the President”

Audio Podcast #6: In the story background of this audio series, many suffrage activists played a waiting game...

October 12, 2014 |

English scones and Suffrage Wagon News Notes

New video for this posting. An overview of the audio podcast series. Plus a reminder about how the time is right...

October 9, 2014 |

Audio Podcast #5: “Playing Politics with the President”

Audio Podcast #5. “Playing Politics with the President.” The fifth podcast in the series. This next...

October 5, 2014 |

New suffrage graphic novel, plus fashion parade mimics suffrage parade!

This week’s release of the new graphic novel, Sally Heathcote: Suffragette and Chanel’s version of a...

October 2, 2014 |

“Spirit of 1776″ on its way to the 2020 suffrage centennial!

VIDEO: This posting is a reminder about where the “Spirit of 1776″ wagon has been and where it is...

September 28, 2014 |

Audio Podcast #4: “Playing Politics with the President”

Audio Podcast #4 of “Playing Politics with the President” takes us behind the scenes to the nitty...

September 25, 2014 |

Why you should plan a trip to Seneca Falls, NY this fall season!

Pack your bags and hitch up your horseless carriage! Plan a fall trip to see the colorful fall leaves and put...

September 23, 2014 |

National Voter Registration Day: Pass it on!

For more information. Subscribe to Suffrage Wagon News Channel for news and views about the 72-year movement that...

September 21, 2014 |

Podcast #3: “Playing Politics with the President”

Podcast #3. This audio series places the “Spirit of 1776″ suffrage campaign wagon smack in the middle...

September 18, 2014 |

Kearns archive at New York Botanical Garden

What happened to Wilmer and Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776″ suffrage wagon after the passage and...

September 14, 2014 |

Podcast #2: “Playing Politics with the President,” Woodrow Wilson

This second audio podcast of “Playing Politics with the President” is a provocative look at the...

September 11, 2014 |

“Sister in Struggle”: Find out about Elisabeth Freeman

A great article about suffragist Elizabeth Freeman is the cover story in a recent issue of Pasadena Weekly. Their...

September 7, 2014 |

Podcast #1: “Playing Politics with the President”

We’re jumping forward to 1913 and following along with Doris Stevens in the audio podcast series,...

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