Tag: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Happy birthday on November 12th, plus Suffrage Wagon headlines!

Happy Birthday to suff buffs, including Wilma Buckman Kearns, Olivia Twine, Alicia Frink, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Harry T. Burn!…


Happy Labor Day weekend & UPDATES from Suffrage Wagon News Channel!

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School sends its best wishes for a happy Labor Day weekend with a video. We have included here news about suffrage-related events and celebrations. Wondering why we have been publishing since 2009? Because we have come a long way. Back in 2009 there were few links and feature articles about the first wave of the women’s rights movement in the US. …


Sculptor chosen for Central Park statue. Plus music video about “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon!

The sculptor has been chosen for the Central Park statue of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton!…


Visit Seneca Falls & Long Island during 2017—New York’s suffrage centennial!

Seneca Falls, NY is a pilgrimage and a destination! on Vimeo. HISTORIC MARKERS IN NEW YORK STATE: Long Island, New York has been busy during the state’s 2017 suffrage centennial. One upcoming event is the recognition of the installation of a historic marker honoring Lillian Devere, suffrage activist from Lake Ronkonkoma on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 11…


“A Black and White Christmas in 1823,” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

2015 is the 200th birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Here’s what she had to say about Christmas in 1823. Two large and diverse events in New York City and Seneca Falls, NY in November 2015 brought many people together to remember that the women’s rights movement in the United States was long and uphill. This…


No more goody-goody two shoes: Women’s suffrage activists speak to us from the past!

Who are these two women? Left, Doris Stevens. Right, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Both weren’t shrinking violets. However, if you learned conventional history in school they were overshadowed by men in the story of this nation. We’re in the midst of suffrage centennial fever that started with state centennial celebrations launched by the western states. In…


How Bess got in trouble with her parents: Suffrage Wagon Cafe special program!

  Suffrage Storytelling is how we reach out to teachers, students & American history fans! on Vimeo. SUFFRAGE WAGON CAFE PROGRAM on Suffrage Storytelling by Marguerite Kearns, your cafe host. On the street where Edna grew up in Philadelphia, her best friend Bess became an outsider compared to most of the other young women interested…


Two accounts of protest demonstration on July 4, 1876!

Amelia Bowen reads from the memoir of Elizabeth Cady Stanton about the July 4th protest in 1876 in Philadelphia. BELOW: More about what happened after the suffrage co-conspirators left the centennial hall: “Passing out, these ladies made their way to a platform, erected for the musicians, in front of Independence Hall. Here, under the shadow of…


Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf features book about Isabella Beecher Hooker

VIDEO: Isabella Beecher Hooker book by Susan Campbell featured on Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf on Vimeo. Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf is featuring Tempest-Tossed, The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker (Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2014). COMING SOON: Olivia Twine’s feature article on Susan Campbell’s book about Isabella Beecher Hooker that has some surprising facts and insights about someone who devoted…


Dr. Helen Pankhurst message to American women on Day #4 of Suffrage Wagon Cafe opening festival!

Hi, I’m Marguerite Kearns on our fourth and final day of the opening festivities for Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Today we’re delighted to showcase the message to American women voters from U.K. women’s rights activist Dr. Helen Pankhurst. The casting of Meryl Streep to play English suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst in the “Suffragette” film has brought…