Marguerite Kearns February 25, 2020

By Marguerite Kearns It’s another day to celebrate that my grandmother Edna Kearns’ “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon is out of the warehouse at the New York State Museum and on exhibit during 2020.   It’s the centennial year—100 years—since the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. THE SUFFRAGE WAGON IS […]

Marguerite Kearns February 18, 2020

by Marguerite Kearns During the 1970s and 1980s I lived in Ulster County where Sojourner Truth was born and raised in captivity. I found Sojourner Truth to be among the courageous residents of Ulster County even though she had a very mixed experience there. Today the university library at SUNY New Paltz is named after […]