Tag: Suffrage Wagon

Smithsonian has a suffrage wagon of exhibit quality used for suffrage movement organizing

The Smithsonian has a suffrage wagon used by Lucy Stone in votes for women grassroots organizing….


VIDEOS: Celebration of first wave of women’s rights movement in US!

Two videos that bring the first wave of the women’s rights movement onto your mobile device or home page. We’ve been publishing since 2009….


Special urgent request from author Ken Florey and NEWS…!

Author Kenneth Florey has a long history with Suffrage Wagon News Channel. He has contributed columns and special images that have been important in the building of an understanding of the grassroots use of horse-drawn wagons and automobiles in organizing for votes for women. We’ve enjoyed reading his books from McFarland Press about suffrage movement…


Suffrage Wagon Cafe—Videos, news, & your “to do” list to get ready for 2020!

Suffrage Wagon Cafe features videos, storytelling, and special programs….


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…


Roast corn—one of our favorite recipes from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School

It’s August and fresh corn is coming in from the fields. Don’t boil it or keep it in the fridge until it’s hard and stale. Rush immediately to the best source of fresh corn and cook it ASAP. Chef Cutting shares his secrets as well as a delicious way to roast corn with the husks…


Count down to 2016 national election!

The vote is precious—USE IT! on Vimeo. With only a few days left until Election 2016, we’re reminding everyone of the long and difficult struggle from 1848 to 1920, the suffrage leaders, and the tens of thousands of grassroots activists across the nation who worked for decades to win this basic right. Follow the journeys…


News, plus book on suffrage activist Princess Sophia now in paperback!

“Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary” now in paperback! on Vimeo. IN SUFFRAGE NEWS: Safiya Bandele, who presents a performance piece about Ida B. Wells suffrage activist, is part of video panel honoring the feminine principle. Find out about the book “Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary” now in paperback. Sign the digital petition asking President Obama to award America’s…


New program soon at Suffrage Wagon Cafe!

New program coming soon at Suffrage Wagon Cafe: Women’s history as you like it! on Vimeo. On October 25, 1916, Inez Milholland collapsed on a lecture platform. We remember how this shocking news polarized the nation in the weeks leading to Milholland’s death on November 25, 1916. Don’t forget to check in with our ongoing observance…


Episode #10: Bess cautions Edna about getting married on suffrage storytelling!

Episode #10 of “Spirit of 1776” Suffrage Storytelling! on Vimeo. Over 100 years ago young women questioned marriage and whether or not it was in their best interest. Back then, women were property, not individuals with the rights of citizenship. Women were expected to pay taxes and accept their second-class citizenship. “No way,” said Bess, Edna’s…