JUST LANDING AFTER THE CRADLE BLOGGING TOUR: Yes, I’m behind in the Cradle Blogging Tour postings. Yes, I’ve just gotten home and will be catching up soon. Meanwhile, here are some highlights of past postings, and the regular posting schedule will resume soon.
Traveling on the road with Edna: Family stories about Grandmother Edna and Grandfather Wilmer. Edna’s speech noted in news account. Edna’s suffrage “voiceless speech” in the waves. What Edna did on the 4th of July in 1913. At the feet of the Statue of Liberty. Grandmother’s speeches from the suffrage campaign wagon. When the suffrage wagon was presented to the movement in 1913. Letters and news clippings from the family archive. Edna Kearns stood up on a automobile to give a speech. Grandmother Edna Kearns focus of storytelling with Hudson River Playback Theatre. Long Island street corner debates. Current events of 2013: the wagon suffrage centennial and the resolution passed by both houses of the New York State Legislature in June of 2013 designating July 1, 2013 the “Spirit of 1776” Wagon Day in New York.