Tag: Hot Tea Month

Happy New Year from Suffrage Wagon News Channel!

VIDEO: Happy New Year from Marguerite Kearns. Networking conference in San Diego. …


Hot tea and the women’s suffrage movement: Article by Kenneth Florey

Excellent article by Kenneth Florey connects first wave of the women’s rights movement with hot tea in teahouses….


National Voter Registration Day in September! Plus update on tea action campaign!

Tea houses are important for organizing during the first wave of the women’s rights movement. The concern continues today about the working conditions of tea employees, many of whom are women….


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…


Hot tea month every January, plus event news note!

Keep the tea pot hot for Susan B. Anthony’s birthday party in February! on Vimeo. NEWS NOTE: “Documenting Activism” is a special program set for Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6-8 p.m. at the New York City Municipal Archives 1st Floor Gallery, 31 Chambers Street, Manhattan. In conjunction with the exhibit Unlikely Historians: Materials collected by NYPD surveillance teams, 1960-1975, the Municipal Archives…


Chinese New Year, women’s rights, fortune cookies, & another year of the rooster!

Chinese fortune cookies for the Chinese New Year on Vimeo. Make Chinese Fortune Cookies at Suffrage Wagon Cooking School on Vimeo. January is Hot Tea Month. There’s nothing better than a hot cup of tea and a homemade fortune cookie to reflect on the impact of the mass women’s demonstrations across the nation and around the world….


Part II of Kenneth Florey’s article on the suffrage movement and tea

Video showing vintage tea sets and memorabilia from the suffrage movement from the author’s collection.  A special feature during January and National Hot Tea Month! by Kenneth Florey English suffrage activist Sylvia Pankhurst was responsible for the design of several tea sets. One, commissioned by the WSPU from the Diamond China Company for their refreshment…


Hot Tea Month celebration in January

Suffrage Movement movie teas as described in a 1914 Tribune article. Ken Florey’s article below highlights the role of tea in the suffrage movement. During Hot Tea Month in January, we’ll be featuring special articles and videos. Kenneth Florey describes the relationship between tea and suffrage movement organizing. See Ken’s great Part I article that informs and…


Suffrage Wagon gathered speed for women’s suffrage in 2013!

Suffrage Wagon News Channel celebrated a total of 350 posts since its inception in 2009. We have several platforms including the Suffrage Wagon blog and the web site. There’s a newsletter four times a year. I also post suffrage history on New York History, as well as Lets Rock the Cradle. Follow the suffrage wagon directly or…


Pretty tea cups and suffrage movement tea houses: Special for Hot Tea Month

“Hot Tea Month” is almost over, but there’s still room for a good hot cup of tea, plus two great articles. One is from Grandmother’s Choice, a terrific web site that is ending its focus on women’s rights. The Underground Railroad is next, and many suffrage activists also were part of that movement. As a…