A sampling of articles about Edna’s organizing for the suffrage movement:





1915: Edna Kearns tells fellow campaigners that she places suffrage news in 35 Long Island newspapers. “Mere Man is Shy, Suffragists Learn,” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 15, 1915. PDF



1918: “Mrs. Kearns urges action in Senate,” The Hempstead Sentinel, May 2, 1918. Letter to editor when working on 19th amendment lobbying campaign. PDF

Other references: National Woman’s Party papers, PDFArticle about Grandmother Edna Kearns that appeared in a Long Island paper.  Other sources: an award-winning story about how Edna risked her life for Votes for Women, and an article in New York History

Her family history: Parents to grandparents. Great grandparents to great-great grandparents.

Above photo: Edna Kearns, far left, with family members and her parents, to the far right.

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