Tag: suffrage centennials

A 2020 suffrage centennial resource!

Many states and organizations are preparing for 2020. Find out about the Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI). …


Suffrage Wagon Cafe—a video program for your enjoyment!

Another program from Suffrage Wagon Café. Prepare for 2020 when we’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of US women voting….


Hearing about a suffrage activist grandmother—Edna Kearns

            Dr. Helen Pankhurst is the granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst whose book, Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights, Then and Now was released this year, the suffrage centennial observance of women in Great Britain receiving the partial right to vote. Full suffrage was approved in 1928. There are…


Updates from Suffrage Wagon News Channel

NEWS FROM SUFFRAGE WAGON NEWS CHANNEL: Interest is increasing from around the nation by women planning to run for the U.S. House of Representatives. Many of these candidates are focusing on health care, education, early childhood development, family leave, and workplace equality. This year is the 170th anniversary of the 1848 women’s rights convention held…


Votes for Women exhibition ends today!

Overview of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon on exhibit in NYS on Vimeo. This is the last day for the votes for women exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York. The video highlights the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns that was a symbol of the suffrage movement….


COMING SOON: New program at Suffrage Wagon Cafe features suffrage storytelling!

  New program coming soon at Suffrage Wagon Cafe: Women’s history as you like it! on Vimeo. The program on October 8, 2015 at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe features storytelling with the unveiling of Episode #6 when we get to know Wilmer Kearns and why Edna meets him secretly at the Market Street teahouse. Suffrage Wagon…