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Juicy first wave women’s rights news, and a video! Reminder about Convention Days!

There’s a press conference on July 19, 2018 to announce the sculptor of the Stanton/Anthony statue for NYC….


VIDEO: Descendants of suffrage activists working behind the scenes!

Marguerite Kearns writes about her suffragist grandmother, Edna Kearns….


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…


Check out our public radio features & suffrage movement history podcasts!!

Introducing audio features on Vimeo with Marguerite Kearns, your host. ON THE SCENE REPORT: Marguerite Kearns covers a ERA rally for public radio about the Equal Rights Amendment legislation in the U.S. Congress. RADIO INTERVIEW: Marguerite Kearns interviews director and producer of “10 Days in a Madhouse” (Timothy Hines and Susan Goforth) for public radio. The film…


Suffrage Summer Reading, plus July news notes!

SUMMER READING: During the dog days of summer, curl up in a hammock under a tree or take time at the beach for summer reading. Need a women’s suffrage related list for summer reading? Here’s a bibliography by Margaret E. Gers that will point you in the direction of a good book related to women’s rights…


Episode 2 of “Suffrage Storytelling”: How Bess got in even more trouble!

Season 1 of “Suffrage Storytelling” reveals the lives of young women in 1903 on Vimeo. Whenever Edna Buckman could, she took the train to center city Philadelphia to meet her best friend Bess at the Market Street teahouse. Bess, the rebel, loved telling Edna stories after they took their seats and ordered from the menu. Edna…


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…


Stories are how we remember important events! VIDEO about women’s suffrage storytelling!

Suffrage Wagon Cafe is introducing its women’s suffrage storytelling series on July 8, 2015. Are you subscribed? This long-awaited series links story to facts. People who follow the Suffrage Wagon love the details and how the cafe is opening its doors. Meet your friends at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Check out past story videos and…


Suffrage News Notes from Marguerite Kearns on Suffrage Wagon News Channel

VIDEO: Marguerite Kearns features women’s suffrage news and features on voting rights blog on Vimeo. For all those who avoid reading, this video is a quick overview of the Votes for Women news notes of the past few weeks on Suffrage Wagon News Channel. You’ll get the picture in only a few minutes and still have…


Day #2 of the Suffrage Wagon Cafe festival: Reporter Nellie Bly goes undercover at a mental hospital

Message from Marguerite Kearns, Suffrage Wagon Cafe host: I’m back on this second day of the women’s history festival celebrating the opening of the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. This four-day festival started with my welcome greeting followed by the opening of the doors of the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. There was even a reminder that when you’re planning your next vacation,…