Free Inez Milholland film, PLUS ideas and events!

Free Inez Milholland film, PLUS ideas and events!

More interest than ever in the women’s suffrage movement and upcoming events and celebrations. Check out the Facebook page for the “Celebrate the Vote Festival” in September 2016. Enter the 2020 WVCI Slogo Contest by June 30th and give the planning for the 2020 suffrage centennial a boost. The National Park Service is observing its centennial year during 2016. Find out what’s going on in Seneca Falls at the Women’s...

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An early women’s rights film has been restored!

An early women’s rights film has been restored!

Great news about the restoration of a silent movie that features the early women’s rights movement. The video below was the promo to spread the word about the restoration funding “Mothers of Men.” Now we have the update –the restoration has been completed. Mothers of Men Trailer on Vimeo. We have been following this project and are thrilled to hear that the newly-restored film “Mothers of Men” was featured...

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This is the moment American women have been waiting for –a woman running for U.S. president!

This is the moment American women have been waiting for –a woman running for U.S. president!

Suffrage activists like Edna Buckman Kearns imagined a day when a woman would run for president of the United States. The day has finally arrived! In the last few days we’ve seen words like “suffrage” and “Seneca Falls” heard by millions of Americans. It hasn’t been that long ago when people had no idea what the “suffrage movement” was all about. Let’s take advantage of the opportunity and...

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Beacon, New York to dedicate street marker to Margaret Fuller

Beacon, New York to dedicate street marker to Margaret Fuller

The City of Beacon, New York has rolled out the red carpet to unveil an historic marker dedicated to Margaret Fuller, noted American journalist and critic. She lived and worked in Beacon when writing “Woman in the Nineteenth Century,” in 1844, a work that became influential and impacted the organizers of the 1848 Seneca Falls convention in Seneca Falls, New York. A ceremony to unveil a street marker will be held at the Beacon...

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Last Day of Women’s History Month for an Inez Milholland Film Update!

Last Day of Women’s History Month for an Inez Milholland Film Update!

Update from filmmaker Martha Wheelock about the Inez Milholland “Forward into Light” film and its anticipated wide and free distribution. Martha recently returned from Washington, DC when the National Women’s History Project honored U.S. suffrage martyr Inez Milholland as well as fifteen other women who contributed to America’s democracy through public service. The trailer was shown to those gathered at the special luncheon and...

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Suffrage pageants were cutting edge in their time!

Suffrage pageants were cutting edge in their time!

Hazel MacKaye (photo above) was riding high in 1914 when her pageant, “The American Woman: Six Periods of American Life” was performed at the Seventy-first Regimental Armory (sponsored by the New York City Men’s League for Equal Suffrage). It was a cutting-edge production that milked the potential for drama and social commentary. Edna Buckman Kearns was involved, not only in the event’s organization, but also the...

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