Keeping the suffrage issue constantly in front of the public was a daunting task. Grandmother Edna Kearns got news coverage when standing on a street corner and speaking about suffrage. Here’s an example from a Long Island local paper:
Features suffrage wagon at the New York State Museum —spring 2024, Permanent Exhibition
It’s also fascinating that they managed to get so much coverage. I’ve learned how difficult that is from some modern organizing work I’ve participated in … it’s HARD to get covered, even locally!