Episode 2 of “Suffrage Storytelling”: How Bess got in even more trouble!

Episode 2 of “Suffrage Storytelling”: How Bess got in even more trouble!

Season 1 of “Suffrage Storytelling” reveals the lives of young women in 1903 on Vimeo. Whenever Edna Buckman could, she took the train to center city Philadelphia to meet her best friend Bess at the Market Street teahouse. Bess, the rebel, loved telling Edna stories after they took their seats and ordered from the menu. Edna especially liked hearing Bess talk about George Sand, the French woman novelist who wore men’s clothes and...

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Fresh corn is in the markets now: how to cook it!

Fresh corn is in the markets now: how to cook it!

Roast Corn: A special recipe from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School on Vimeo. Fresh corn is in from the fields and this demonstration from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School fits the ticket. This summer is the first birthday for Suffrage Wagon Cooking School. Have fun with us! The following states celebrated their centennials of women winning the vote prior to 1920: Wyoming (1890), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), Idaho (1896), Washington (1910),...

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No more goody-goody two shoes: Women’s suffrage activists speak to us from the past!

No more goody-goody two shoes: Women’s suffrage activists speak to us from the past!

Who are these two women? Left, Doris Stevens. Right, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Both weren’t shrinking violets. However, if you learned conventional history in school they were overshadowed by men in the story of this nation. We’re in the midst of suffrage centennial fever that started with state centennial celebrations launched by the western states. In recent years, the following states celebrated their centennials of women winning...

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How Bess got in trouble with her parents: Suffrage Wagon Cafe special program!

How Bess got in trouble with her parents: Suffrage Wagon Cafe special program!

  Suffrage Storytelling is how we reach out to teachers, students & American history fans! on Vimeo. SUFFRAGE WAGON CAFE PROGRAM on Suffrage Storytelling by Marguerite Kearns, your cafe host. On the street where Edna grew up in Philadelphia, her best friend Bess became an outsider compared to most of the other young women interested in marriage and starting a family at the turn of the 20th century. Bess insisted on remaining...

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Stories are how we remember important events! VIDEO about women’s suffrage storytelling!

Stories are how we remember important events! VIDEO about women’s suffrage storytelling!

Suffrage Wagon Cafe is introducing its women’s suffrage storytelling series on July 8, 2015. Are you subscribed? This long-awaited series links story to facts. People who follow the Suffrage Wagon love the details and how the cafe is opening its doors. Meet your friends at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Check out past story videos and start following the adventures of Edna Buckman Kearns and Wilmer Kearns. Teachers and students who follow the...

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Two accounts of protest demonstration on July 4, 1876!

Two accounts of protest demonstration on July 4, 1876!

Amelia Bowen reads from the memoir of Elizabeth Cady Stanton about the July 4th protest in 1876 in Philadelphia. BELOW: More about what happened after the suffrage co-conspirators left the centennial hall: “Passing out, these ladies made their way to a platform, erected for the musicians, in front of Independence Hall. Here, under the shadow of Washington’s statue, back of them the old bell that proclaimed “liberty to all...

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