News and stories of the suffrage movement. Family history memoir. Plus music video, audio podcasts about the 'Night of Terror,' feature articles, and more.

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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

November 20, 2014 |

Who was the Tennessee governor who listened to Edna Kearns’ suffrage speech 100 years ago? Story Episode #2

by Marguerite Kearns I heard the story about the Tennessee governor when I was young. Yes, in back in 1914 the...

November 16, 2014 |

Where was suffragist Edna Kearns 100 years ago? Story Episode #1.

Where was Edna Kearns 100 years ago? In Nashville, Tennessee attending a national convention of the National...

November 15, 2014 |

Last day of the “Night of Terror” first annual observance: Support the proposed suffragist memorial

by Marguerite Kearns The last day of the “Night of Terror” observance on Day #15 of the first annual...

November 14, 2014 |

“Why I support the suffragist memorial” on Day #14 of the first “Night of Terror” observance

by Marguerite Kearns One more day to go on the “Night of Terror” blogging. I wouldn’t have...

November 13, 2014 |

Last podcast of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #13. Here is Podcast #8 of the audio series, the “Night of Terror.”...

November 12, 2014 |

“Night of Terror” observance, Day #12 and Podcast #7

by Marguerite Kearns Day #12. We’re getting close to the end of the “Night of Terror” audio...

November 11, 2014 |

Night of Terror” Day #11 and Podcast #6

by Marguerite Kearns Day #11. Betty Graham of Portland told others about testimony from a government doctor that...

November 10, 2014 |

Alice Paul called my grandmother Edna Kearns “a peach”

Marguerite’s Musings: Just found a letter from a Massachusetts friend of my grandmother Edna Kearns. Most...

November 10, 2014 |

Marguerite’s Musings during Day #10 and Podcast #5, plus video

by Marguerite Kearns Day #10 and Podcast #5. More alarming reports reached the outside from Lucy Burns about the...

November 9, 2014 |

Day #9 and Podcast #4 of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #9 and Audio Podcast #4 in the “Night of Terror” observance. Join me in...

November 8, 2014 |

Day #8 and Podcast #3 in the “Night of Terror” campaign, now through November 15th

by Marguerite Kearns Day #8. I actually wondered if I could fit daily blogging until November 15th (the...

November 7, 2014 |

Day #7 and Podcast #2 of the “Night of Terror”

by Marguerite Kearns Day #7. Audio Podcast #2 gets us close to the women of the Occoquan Workhouse We get to know...

November 6, 2014 |

Day #6 and Audio Podcast #1 of the “Night of Terror”

by Marguerite Kearns Day #6. I’ve been blogging for five days now in honor of the “Night of...

November 6, 2014 |

Day #5, “Night of Terror” observance, the why of White House picketing

by Marguerite Kearns I’m late getting the blog post Day#5 finished, but it’s still 10:54 p.m. where I...

November 4, 2014 |

Day #4, Election Day and time to fire up the oven for treats!

by Marguerite Kearns The picketing of the White House started in January of 1917 and went on for over a year....

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