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Looking ahead to 2020 when US women will have been voting for 100 years….


Martha Burk’s book, “Your Voice, Your Vote” on Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf

VIDEO: “Your Voice, Your Vote” by Martha Burk, featured on Suffrage Wagon Bookshelf on Vimeo. “Your Voice, Your Vote” by Martha Burk is a must-have reference for the modern voter. Any book that features the 1848 Seneca Falls women’s rights convention in the first chapter has my attention from the start. Burk makes it clear that…


Two videos plus news notes on International Women’s Day!

VIDEO: Meet me at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe for the Women’s History Month opening! on Vimeo. The Suffrage Wagon Cafe is partnering with Suffrage Wagon Cooking School. Chef Cutting, our chef for the first series of cooking school recipes, gives us the Big Picture. VIDEO: Suffrage Wagon Cafe & Suffrage Wagon Cooking School: Important announcement! on Vimeo. NEWS…


There will be a U.S. suffragist memorial, only if we insist on it!

VIDEO: Turning Point Suffragist Memorial took a giant leap is a Vimeo video. The Turning Point video is also on YouTube. Did you ever stop to think where you and the country would be today without the women from around the nation who were willing to endure humiliation, beatings, incarceration, force feeding and inhumane prison conditions to obtain the vote for…


Where was suffragist Edna Kearns 100 years ago?

Where was Edna Kearns 100 years ago? In Nashville, Tennessee attending a national convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. This leads to a story I heard when growing up when hearing about my grandmother Edna Kearns. Featured here is the letter Edna received informing her that she had credentials to attend as as…


Last day of the “Night of Terror” first annual observance: Support the proposed suffragist memorial

by Marguerite Kearns The last day of the “Night of Terror” observance on Day #15 of the first annual event of raising awareness. It’s been a great experience getting to know about other visionaries who are imagining the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial being completed on or before the suffrage centennial in 2020. We’ve listened to…


Last podcast of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #13. Here is Podcast #8 of the audio series, the “Night of Terror.” Production by Suffrage Wagon News Channel. Audio by Librivox. Reading by Kate West. From Doris Stevens’ “Jailed for Freedom,” 1920. The entire “Night of Terror” audio podcast series. I’ve been blogging continuously for a total of twelve days now in…


Day #9 and Podcast #4 of the “Night of Terror” audio series

by Marguerite Kearns Day #9 and Audio Podcast #4 in the “Night of Terror” observance. Join me in finding out about the aftermath of the November 14, 1917 arrests and the women committed to Occoquan Workhouse. This is covered in Podcast #4 of the “Night of Terror” series. Word leaked out about the brutalities and attacks…


Day #8 and Podcast #3 in the “Night of Terror” campaign, now through November 15th

by Marguerite Kearns Day #8. I actually wondered if I could fit daily blogging until November 15th (the “Night of Terror”) into my busy schedule. It’s amazing what’s possible and this project is worth the extra time. Join the group of suffrage pickets by listening to this third podcast as they arrive at the Occoquan Workhousein…


Day #7 and Podcast #2 of the “Night of Terror”

by Marguerite Kearns Day #7. Audio Podcast #2 gets us close to the women of the Occoquan Workhouse We get to know them as people. The “Night of Terror” resulted from an official government policy to push the activists from the National Woman’s Party into a corner so they’d back down and stop the picketing the White…