Tag: Irene Davison

Video message from Dr. Helen Pankhurst, plus “Spirit of 1776” wagon centennial!

In 2013 the State of New York honored the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns, Serena Kearns, and Irene Davison in grassroots organizing on Long Island….

Suffragist Irene Davison & the “Spirit of 1776” Wagon

When Edna Kearns left Manhattan in 1913 for a grassroots organizing campaign to Long Island, Irene Davison rode in the “Spirit of 1776” wagon with her and little Serena Kearns. The “Spirit of 1776” is in the collection of the New York State Museum in Albany, New York. Irene Corwin Davison is to the far right…