Background

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 September 14, 2014

In July of 1913 Long Island suffrage activists dressed in colonial costume and captured the attention of the New York City metropolitan news media when the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon started on its journey of grassroots organizing in New York City and Long Island. See the “Spirit of 1776” music video on YouTube. […]