NEW VIDEO: “Spirit of 1776″ for Women’s Equality Day

NEW VIDEO: “Spirit of 1776″ for Women’s Equality Day

This new music video has people talking. Now you can get in on the act by watching the “Spirit of 1776″ on YouTube. Songwriter and performer Eighty Bug assembled quite a remarkable group of musicians, stage hands, filmmakers, and living history staff at the Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana, California. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aga11k5s0Bc&w=560&h=315] It’s a fabulous production inspired by...

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Video: Get the ball rolling with NYS’s 2017 suffrage centennial

Video: Get the ball rolling with NYS’s 2017 suffrage centennial

The first stage is the dream, and then comes the planning and reality of a New York State suffrage centennial celebration in 2017. The facts are being collected and the dreamers called into action. Every month I’m on a conference call with others who are stepping up to the plate in terms of making sure that New  York State celebrates its 2017 suffrage centennial, and by this, I mean, big time. There’s a great deal to celebrate, and...

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Two new audio podcasts about August 26th, Women’s Equality Day

Two new audio podcasts about August 26th, Women’s Equality Day

Have you ever heard the Joint Resolution of Congress that in 1971 designated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day? The first audio podcast read by Amelia Bowen spells out the directive. And the second podcast celebrates August 26th in song. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/95745527" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true"...

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Dress up like Susan B. Anthony and attend a special festival for her this weekend!

Dress up like Susan B. Anthony and attend a special festival for her this weekend!

If you love dress ups, and costume balls, then you’ll find lots of ideas on this blog about taking back Halloween. There’s also  step by step instruction about how you can look like Susan for your next suffrage-related costume party or event. You’ll join other notables including the Susan B. Anthony House & Museum’s Susan B. Anthony in residence, Barbara Blaisdell, who has been playing the part of suffragist Susan...

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Last and final audio podcast: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

Last and final audio podcast: “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”

The response to the seven-series “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls” has been terrific. In this final segment, Podcast #7, Elizabeth Cady Stanton discusses three women friends in Seneca Falls, New York, her neighbors, and some of the problems facing women in family life. This entire series of podcasts about the suffrage movement averages two minutes each, and it’s a handy resource when sharing the words of the suffrage activists...

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VIDEO: Roast Corn from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School

VIDEO: Roast Corn from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School

ROAST CORN VIDEO Seasonal special from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School. Inspired by Grandmother Edna Kearns who canned corn, jams and jellies to raise funds for the suffrage movement. Are you planning to do something special on August 26th, Women’s Equality Day? Resources from the National Women’s History Project. The NWHP also has a brochure for August 26th that can be downloaded to your computer and printed out. Do you subscribe by...

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