Marguerite Kearns May 25, 2018

 This article from a suffrage newsletter highlights grassroots organizing on Long Island during 1912. From the archive of Edna Buckman Kearns,this document shows Edna on the platform speaking for over an hour, along with selling memorabilia for fundraising. It’s one of many examples of the extensive campaigning during 1912 on Long Island (New York). […]

Marguerite Kearns May 22, 2018

The exhibition of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon has been extended for several weeks past the closing of the Votes for Women exhibition on May 13, 2018.

Marguerite Kearns May 21, 2018

VIDEOS: The first journey of the “Spirit of 1776” wagon. And the importance of choosing and using the vote that took generations to win. It’s one thing to speak generally about the suffrage movement and yet another thing to find out all of the hard work it involved. This web site celebrates the type of […]

Marguerite Kearns May 14, 2018

Thank you, Louise Slaughter (1929-2018) for your work benefitting American women! from Marguerite Kearns on Vimeo.U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter died during March, Women’s History Month, in 2018. After serving four years in the New York State Assembly, her district’s voters sent her to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s 30th Congressional district. She […]

Marguerite Kearns May 13, 2018

Overview of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon on exhibit in NYS on Vimeo. This is the last day for the votes for women exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York. The video highlights the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns that was a symbol of the suffrage movement. […]

Marguerite Kearns May 9, 2018

An article in “Huntington Now,” an online publication featuring the April 24, 2018 dedication ceremony of the historic marker funded by the Pomeroy Foundation. The marker featured the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns and others, and it is located in the business district of the Huntington, New York community. See link.  […]

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