Bibliography for Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776″ Suffrage Wagon

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1913 Suffrage WagonDevlin, Marilyn Nunes. A Brief History of Rockville Centre: The History and Heritage of a Village (NY), 2011. Page 69. PDF

“E.D. Buckman genealogical collection on the Buckman and allied families,”  Historical Society of Pennsylvania. PDF

Adams, Katherine H. and Michael L. Keene. Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign, University of Illinois Press, 2008. PDF-1  PDF-2

Emmert, Sara A. “Museum Exhibit Honors Birth of Women Suffrage in New York,” Legislative Gazette. March 8, 2010. PDF

Kearns, Marguerite. “Hitch a Ride on the Women’s Suffrage Wagon,”  Newsday.  March 18, 2010. PDF-1  PDF-2

Naylor, Natalie A. Women in Long Island’s Past: A History of Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives. The History Press, 2012, p. 122. History PressPDF

New York State Hall of Governor’s Exhibit, March-Sept. 2012. Albany, NY. “From Seneca Falls to the Supreme Court: New York’s Women Leading the Way.” PDF

“Off on Caravan to Win Long Island,” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 2, 1913. PDF

Proceedings of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, 218th Session held in the Meeting House on Fifteenth Street and Rutherfurd Place, NY, May 1913. (Edna Kearns, chair of Publicity Committee). PDF

Proceedings of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, 223rd Session held in the Meeting House on Fifteenth Street and Rutherfurd Place, NY, May 1918. (Edna Kearns, Publicity Committee chair submits report). PDF

Schott, Linda. Reconstructing Women’s Thoughts: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Before World War II. Stanford University, 1997. PDF

Stein, Geoffrey N. “Suffrage Wagon: Rolling for Women’s Right to Vote.” Legacy magazine.  The Magazine of the New York State Museum. Vol. 4, No. 1. Summer 2008. PDF

“Suffrage Day is Widely Kept:  Questions at Union Square,” NY Times,  May 3, 1914. (Serena Kearns on platform as suffrage poster child). PDF

“Suffragists Out for a Stir,” NYTimes, July 1, 1913. PDF

“Suffragists Off for Farms in Garb of ’76,” The Sun, July 2, 1913. PDF

Quaker Meeting Records. Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College. Also, Buckman Family Reunion file in Friends Historical Library collection. PDF

“Votes for Women: The Long Island Movement,” edited by Mrs. Wilmer R. Kearns. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 11, 1912. PDF

Wedding announcement: Edna Buckman-Wilmer Kearns. Friends’ Intelligencer. July 2, 1904. PDF

 

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More news articles about the “Spirit of 1776″ suffrage wagon and the 1913 Long Island organizing campaign.

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