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WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY:
Devlin, Marilyn Nunes. A Brief History of Rockville Centre: The History and Heritage of a Village (NY), 2011. Page 69.
“E.D. Buckman genealogical collection on the Buckman and allied families,” Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Kearns, Marguerite. “Hitch a ride on the women’s suffrage wagon,” Newsday. March 18, 2010.
Naylor, Natalie A. Women in Long Island’s Past: A History of Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives. The History Press, 2012, p. 122. (Edna Kearns cited as Long Island suffragist) History Press featured book.
New York State Hall of Governor’s Exhibit, March-Sept. 2012. Albany, NY
“Off on caravan to win Long Island,” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 2, 1913.
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).
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).
Schott, Linda. Reconstructing Women’s Thoughts: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Before World War II. Stanford University, 1997.
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.
“Suffrage Day is Widely Kept: Questions at Union Square,” NY Times, May 3, 1914. (Serena Kearns on platform as suffrage poster child).
“Suffragists out for a stir,” NYTimes, July 1, 1913.
“Suffragists off for farms in Garb of ’76,” The Sun, July 2, 1913.
Quaker Meeting Records. Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College. Also, Buckman Family Reunion file in Friends Historical Library collection.
“Votes for Women: The Long Island Movement,” edited by Mrs. Wilmer R. Kearns. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 11, 1912.
Wedding announcement: Edna Buckman-Wilmer Kearns. Friends’ Intelligencer. July 2, 1904.