Tag: 2020 suffrage centennial

Reminder to follow the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative

This is a reminder to follow the news about the 2020 votes for women centennial. Communicators—LetsRockTheCradle.com…


How to make hot tea—from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School!

Suffrage news includes 125 years of New Zealand women voting. …


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….


Where is the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement?

The Cradle of the women’s rights movement in the US is in the Finger Lakes region of NYS….


The women’s Declaration of Independence…plus video!

August 26th is the women’s 4th of July. And activists observed the national holiday as well. Edna Kearns, for example, and her activist associates traveled during the first week of July in 1913 to take the freedom message to the people of New York City and Long Island. The Declaration of Sentiments was released in…


Hearing about a suffrage activist grandmother—Edna Kearns

            Dr. Helen Pankhurst is the granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst whose book, Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights, Then and Now was released this year, the suffrage centennial observance of women in Great Britain receiving the partial right to vote. Full suffrage was approved in 1928. There are…


Suffrage news notes & preparing for March!

Marguerite Kearns settles down to write memoir of family legends! on Vimeo. Get ready for March and Women’s History Month! HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS: MIREILLE MILLER is reaching out to high school teachers for a program “Women Leading the Way: Suffragists and Suffragettes.” suffragettes2020.com/about/about-mireille-miller “For me, my painting and the entire suffragette movement are part of a…


Charlotte Perkins Gilman featured on Suffrage Bookshelf, plus news notes

“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is featured short story for women on Vimeo. Since the 1970s with the emergence of feminist scholarship and the re-discovery of the works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, we have a remarkable opportunity to bring Gilman and her work to life again. Because of Gilman’s strong New York State connections,…


A homework assignment for the “Night of Terror”: A music video

by Marguerite Kearns The other day a friend of mine asked me for homework? “What do you mean?” I responded.  I couldn’t help but consider the question a joke. Then the talk grew serious. She really wanted a video, a podcast, or a crash course on the suffrage movement, an exciting part of American history. Either…


“Spirit of 1776” on its way to the 2020 suffrage centennial!

VIDEO: This posting is a reminder about where the “Spirit of 1776” wagon has been and where it is headed –to 2017 and 2020 suffrage centennial celebrations. In upcoming elections, ask ALL candidates their thoughts on how the present day is linked to the long struggle for equality and justice. Reinforce how it is critical to…