Tag: 19th Amendment

Pour a cup of tea and listen to women’s rights first wave audio podcasts (short)!

“Playing Politics with the President” is part of an audio series by Librivox and Suffrage Wagon News Channel….

Controversy over 2020 brings attention to “First Wave” or “suffrage movement,” plus “suff buff” update!

The first wave of the women’s rights movement in the US has been hidden for decades. Now it comes out into the open as 2020 approaches—the 100th anniversary of women voting in the US. …

Need for more education about 19th Amendment! PLUS news!

Students’ petition points to urgent need for education about the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution….

An August 26th Rap at Suffrage Wagon Cafe

Play this rap August 26th reminder that it’s Women’s Equality Day at Suffrage Wagon Cafe, a commemoration of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that took from 1848 to 1920. August 26th isn’t a national holiday. It’s a day like any other, except that the US president issues a…

Volunteer to help with a suffrage database! Video: “

Women’s Marches & Parades: “The Song of the Women” on Vimeo. This video has been a favorite of the hundreds of short informational and promotional videos produced by Suffrage Wagon News Channel. Antonia Petrash has been using this video, “The Song of the Women,” to accompany her Long Island suffragist presentations for the past few years….

VIDEO—Plus news about making August 26th a federal holiday!

Suffrage Wagon News Channel celebrates the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution….

VIDEO: The Vote—”Choose it or Lose it”

VIDEO: One of our more requested videos— “Choose it or lose it” about women winning the vote. There is plenty of commentary circulating on how and why the first woman nominee for the U.S. President, from one of the two major political parties, lost in 2016. We’re putting voting rights in a historical perspective. Follow…

Growing up as a women’s suffrage descendant: from Marguerite Kearns

by Marguerite Kearns When I was young, my mother told me that my grandmother Edna Buckman Kearns did important work campaigning for Votes for Women. Edna died a long time before I was born, so I could only imagine what those days before the vote had been like. I thought about Edna and dreamed about…

Videos and more to celebrate Women’s Equality Day at Suffrage Wagon Cafe!

95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Vimeo. by Marguerite Kearns Welcome to Suffrage Wagon Cafe that opened its doors in March 2015 during Women’s History Month. Check for back programs. Honor Bella Abzug. She made sure the U.S. Congress designated August 26th to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to…

August 8 special program at Suffrage Wagon Cafe to celebrate women’s 4th of July!

Suffrage Wagon Cafe is the go-to place! on Vimeo. Suffrage Wagon Cafe opens its doors on August 8th for a special celebration of August 26th, Women’s Equality Day. August 26th is the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. What does this mean? That American women have been citizens for 95…