“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is featured short story for women on Vimeo. Since the 1970s with the emergence of feminist scholarship and the re-discovery of the works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, we have a remarkable opportunity to bring Gilman and her work to life again. Because of Gilman’s strong New York State connections, this is a great opening for scholars and women’s history advocates to...Read More
Episode #5. Bess and Edna argue about marriage and other things on Vimeo. Bess and Edna may have been the best of friends, but often they didn’t agree. Edna read Mary Wollstonecraft’s classic work, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman because Bess insisted. And Edna agreed that when women were treated like second-class citizens, they made compromises and often acted strange out of confusion or just simple survival. Bess shocked her...Read More
Visit your local farmers’ market for fresh fruits and produce! on Vimeo. It’s harvest time at a farmers’ market near you. Now’s the time to prepare a banquet. Here at Suffrage Wagon Cooking School we’ve been stocking up. There’s also our first birthday to celebrate. We’ve been featuring recipes and cooking demonstrations for the past year. Follow the entire “Spirit of 1776” suffrage...Read More
Episode #4. “Spirit of 1776” suffrage storytelling. The books by Mary Wollstonecraft got Bess in trouble.
Episode #4: How Bess got in trouble for reading Mary Wollstonecraft! on Vimeo. The problems for Bess started when her parents discovered a forbidden book under her bedroom mattress. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792) started Bess on the path of finding other books that presented the idea that women and men could be equal. But to find support, Bess had to raid the school and public...Read More
“American Woman Suffrage Postcards” by Kenneth Florey on Vimeo. DISCOVERY OF HISTORIC ARTIFACT IMAGE IN NEW BOOK by Marguerite Kearns As I held Kenneth Florey’s book in my hands recently, I felt a surge of delight in flipping the pages for an overview of the postcard images that our grandmothers, great grandmothers and other family members may have viewed that illustrated their interest in, and in many cases,...Read More
Let’s meet at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe on Tuesday, September 8 for a special program on suffrage postcard book!
Let’s meet at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. I have a surprise discovery to share with you. Follow Suffrage Wagon News Channel on Facebook and Twitter. Quarterly newsletters just by signing up. Suffrage Wagon News Channel has videos platforms on Vimeo. Meet me at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. SuffrageCentennials.com for news and views about upcoming women’s suffrage centennial events and celebrations. Follow...Read More