Tag: suffrage

VIDEO: The Vote—”Choose it or Lose it”

VIDEO: One of our more requested videos— “Choose it or lose it” about women winning the vote. There is plenty of commentary circulating on how and why the first woman nominee for the U.S. President, from one of the two major political parties, lost in 2016. We’re putting voting rights in a historical perspective. Follow…


Woodstock, New York and its women’s suffrage ties

Woodstock, New York: Travel to this distinct Hudson Valley town! on Vimeo. The State of New York kicked off the 2017 suffrage centennial in Albany, NY on March 1, 2017, Women’s History Month. And Woodstock Times (Woodstock, NY) published the story by Marguerite Kearns about how the “Spirit of 1776” wagon had Woodstock, NY ties and came…


Will Santa save the day for Inez Milholland? Suffrage Wagon Cafe special program!

Santa, will you save the day for a citizens medal for Inez Milholland? from Marguerite Kearns on Vimeo. WATCH THE HOLIDAY VIDEO BELOW: Suffrage Wagon News Channel: a partner in the InezMilhollandCentennial.com campaign! WATCH THE VIDEO ABOUT THE INEZ MILHOLLAND PRESIDENTIAL CITIZENS MEDAL CAMPAIGN! Support presidential citizens medal for Inez Milholland! Sign petition NOW! on Vimeo….


A holiday gift we’ll be giving ourselves with a Inez Milholland presidential medal!

Have fun over the holidays with Suffrage Wagon News Channel on Vimeo. We’re taking the next week seriously by reaching out and making sure you know that the Inez Milholland presidential citizens’ medal campaign is winding down. For more than a year we have been building support for the presidental medal. Check out the InezMilhollandCentennial web…


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…


This is the moment American women have been waiting for –a woman running for U.S. president!

Suffrage activists like Edna Buckman Kearns imagined a day when a woman would run for president of the United States. The day has finally arrived! In the last few days we’ve seen words like “suffrage” and “Seneca Falls” heard by millions of Americans. It hasn’t been that long ago when people had no idea what…


Episode #9: Why Mary Wollstonecraft caused so much static on Suffrage Storytelling!

Episode #9 of “Spirit of 1776″ Suffrage Storytelling.” Mary Wollstonecraft on Vimeo. Many people haven’t heard of Mary Wollstonecraft today. She wrote about women’s rights in the late 1700s. And even by 1900, Mary was still considered a hot property because of the controversy she stirred up. Mary not only found fault with men who put…


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…


What did suffrage activist Edna Kearns do on January 6, 1915. . .100 years ago?

This votes for women organizing was part of an intense 1915 campaign that had activists running from dawn to dusk for most of the year. Four states –New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York– put the suffrage issue to the voters in 1915. And thousands of activists were busy doing what Edna Kearns is shown…


Forty barefoot maidens in a suffrage victory dance

Edna Kearns documented as well as participated in the suffrage movement in the New York City area. She wrote for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, the Brooklyn Times and many Long Island papers. She’s shown here in a news photo, fourth from the left, in an article describing the performers in the 1914 Armory pageant. Edna…