Tag: Carrie Chapman Catt

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. …


Carrie Chapman Catt’s birthday inspires reflections on her childhood home

The importance of visiting historic sites associated with the suffrage movement can be seen in Nate Levin’s response to visiting the Carrie Chapman Catt girlhood home in Charles City, Iowa. “I stepped out of my car and looked across the prairie, at the countryside–the same view, give or take 150 years, that Carrie Lane had…