Category: Background

Support the “Spirit of 1776″—VIDEO

Special video!…

National Voter Registration Day in September! Plus update on tea action campaign!

Tea houses are important for organizing during the first wave of the women’s rights movement. The concern continues today about the working conditions of tea employees, many of whom are women….

In the front lines of action!

 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)….

National Voter Registration Day: Pass it on!

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“Spirit of 1776” music video highlights patriotic protest

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….