VIDEO: Follow the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon!

        Support Permanent Exhibition of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon at the NYS Museum! on Vimeo.


Rosalie Jones

Rosalie Gardiner Jones of Long Island drove a yellow horse-drawn wagon that on occasion campaigned with Edna Kearns and the “Spirit of 1776” campaign wagon. Among Long Island’s suffragists, Rosalie knew how to reach out to the movers and shakers. She also networked with other grassroots activists ands reached out to the public by standing on street corners,…


Videos and News from Suffrage Wagon News Channel!

TWO VIDEOS TO ADD TO YOUR EVENING ENJOYMENT!  A book baking in the oven about suffrage activists Edna and Wilmer Kearns! on Vimeo. Headlines from Suffrage Wagon News Channel! from Marguerite Kearns on Vimeo.


Another birthday for Suffrage Wagon Cafe!

        Meet me at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe! on Vimeo.


The love challenges of 1903: Wilmer Kearns and Edna May Buckman!

“Wilmer Kearns has a challenge on his hands!” on Vimeo. Wilmer Kearns courted Edna Buckman with his storytelling on Vimeo. Suffrage Wagon News Channel has been publishing since 2009.


VIDEOS, plus a Toast to March—Women’s History Month, plus cookbooks and courage!

          Let’s Have A Toast For Women’s Rights! by Franco Salzillo The American social reformer and activist Susan B. Anthony once said, “There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.” We’ve made some progress when it comes to equality, but not without a…


A pivotal individual—Wilmer Kearns as grandfather and women’s rights ally!

by Marguerite Kearns I didn’t realize as a child the extent to which my grandfather Wilmer Kearns was different. He defied the social norms of his day by marrying Edna May Buckman, my grandmother. While she tended toward being respectable and “dignified,” her best friend Bess was a different story. No wonder her father, Mr….


Celebrate March and Women’s History Month by following the Suffrage Wagon!

March is Women’s History Month! on Vimeo.


New women’s history magazine. Long Island street corner debates reported in newspapers!

The National Women’s History Alliance will publish the first issue of its new magazine soon. Make sure you get a copy when it’s ready. OTHER NEWS FROM SUFFRAGE WAGON NEWS CHANNEL SUFFRAGIST activists discovered the power of the press when it had activists witnessing and writing the news, much as citizen journalists can be described…


Edna warns Wilmer about the boundaries of friendship!

Radio interviews like the one with Bob Cudmore in April 2021 give highlights of upcoming book by Marguerite Kearns that will be published in June of 2021. Wilmer Kearns faced the roadblocks Edna placed in his way. Otherwise there wouldn’t be a Kearns family story. Visit the road marker for the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage…