Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf features book about Isabella Beecher Hooker

Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf features book about Isabella Beecher Hooker

VIDEO: Isabella Beecher Hooker book by Susan Campbell featured on Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf on Vimeo. Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf is featuring Tempest-Tossed, The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker (Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2014). COMING SOON: Olivia Twine’s feature article on Susan Campbell’s book about Isabella Beecher Hooker that has some surprising facts and insights about someone who devoted her life to social...

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Suffrage News Notes from Marguerite Kearns on Suffrage Wagon News Channel

Suffrage News Notes from Marguerite Kearns on Suffrage Wagon News Channel

VIDEO: Marguerite Kearns features women’s suffrage news and features on voting rights blog on Vimeo. For all those who avoid reading, this video is a quick overview of the Votes for Women news notes of the past few weeks on Suffrage Wagon News Channel. You’ll get the picture in only a few minutes and still have some attention left. LINKS TO CHECK OUT: Suffrage Wagon Cafe. The “Spirit of 1776″ campaign. Suffrage Wagon...

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Washington’s Spies and the link to the “Spirit of 1776″ wagon

Washington’s Spies and the link to the “Spirit of 1776″ wagon

VIDEO: TURN: Washington’s Spies shows Long Island in 1777 and Suffrage Wagon Cafe program shows what happened 100+ years later on Vimeo. “TURN: Washington’s Spies” Has “Spirit of 1776″ Suffrage Wagon Wrinkle by Marguerite Kearns Activist Rosalie Jones was a loose cannon on Long Island back in 1913. She was controversial in public and in her own family. Rosalie Jones appeared often in the newspapers for her...

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Season 2 of “TURN: Washington’s Spies” has “Spirit of 1776″ wrinkle!

Season 2 of “TURN: Washington’s Spies” has “Spirit of 1776″ wrinkle!

ALERT: APRIL 8, 2015. A SPECIAL PROGRAM OF SUFFRAGE WAGON CAFE: SECOND SEASON OF “TURN: WASHINGTON’S SPIES” LURES STORIES OF TORIES OUT OF THE CLOSET The A&E television series, “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” opens its second season on April 13, 2015. The series in its first season introduced an awareness of the nation’s first spy ring to a broad audience. The spy ring, the Culper Ring, dates to 1778 and the war for...

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Dr. Helen Pankhurst message to American women on Day #4 of Suffrage Wagon Cafe opening festival!

Dr. Helen Pankhurst message to American women on Day #4 of Suffrage Wagon Cafe opening festival!

Hi, I’m Marguerite Kearns on our fourth and final day of the opening festivities for Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Today we’re delighted to showcase the message to American women voters from U.K. women’s rights activist Dr. Helen Pankhurst. The casting of Meryl Streep to play English suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst in the “Suffragette” film has brought new attention to Pankhurst’s great-granddaughter. Dr. Pankhurst...

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Day #3 of four-day festival at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe: The anti-suffrage movement

Day #3 of four-day festival at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe: The anti-suffrage movement

Marguerite Kearns, host of Suffrage Wagon Cafe, is back again on the third day of our four-day festival. This special program highlights the anti-suffrage movement. The suffrage movement is considered to have taken from 1848 to 1920, quite a struggle. And we can appreciate the accomplishment when examining what the women’s suffrage activists were up against. “In Her Sphere” by Elizabeth Johnson is featured on the video. The...

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