Tag: women’s suffrage

What would Grandmother Edna Kearns say about votes for women today?

Our first wave women’s rights activists would be concerned about partisan moves to limit the right to vote and make it easily accessible….


A visit to Suffrage Wagon Cafe…

Marguerite Kearns pays a visit to Suffrage Wagon Cafe with a video and description of a great meal……


Suffrage Wagon Cafe—Special Program honoring Edna B. Kearns, suffrage activist

A Suffrage Wagon Cafe special program to honor Edna Kearns, New York State suffrage activist….


107th anniversary of Triangle Factory Fire

  Edna Kearns, as well as many New Yorkers, were acutely aware of the 1911 fire at the Triangle factory in New York City, a tragic fire that resulted in the deaths of more than 140 working women. Every year there is a commemoration, and this year it is on March 23, 2018. Workers United/SEIU…


Contribute to the musical, “The Perfect 36,” through Kickstarter

There is a kickstarter campaign with the goal of staging a musical, “The Perfect 36,” the story of Tennessee and the final days of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. A total of $10,000is necessary to complete the script draft, present two readings, and hire actors. The final days of the…


Who we are: Suffrage Wagon News Channel

Publishing since 2009. Sign up to receive blog updates by email. Be part of the Suffrage Wagon community by way of email, Twitter, and Facebook. Check out our Vimeo video channel. Quarterly newsletter form. Follow Suffrage Centennials for upcoming events and celebrations. Wagon graphic by Ray Lund. “Spirit of 1776” is a nationally award-winning music…


Books that illuminate how women won the vote: Suffrage Wagon Book Shelf

Books from Suffrage Wagon Book Shelf on Vimeo. Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State, available in September 2017, celebrates the 2017 centenary of women’s right to full suffrage in New York State. Authors Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello highlight the activism of rural, urban, African American, Jewish, immigrant, and European American women, as well…


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…


Film about Virginia Woodhull, first woman to run for U.S. president: Suffrage Wagon News Channel updates

Women’s Suffrage Campaign Wagon on exhibit into 2018 at the New York State Museum on Vimeo. FILM DEAL ABOUT FIRST WOMAN TO RUN FOR U.S. PRESIDENT: Amazon Studios has acquired Victoria Woodhull, with Oscar-winning Room star Brie Larson poised to produce, and play the first female candidate for the presidency of the United States. Amazon bought it…


New York State Capitol gets behind 2017 women’s suffrage centennial: Suffrage Wagon Cafe

State of New York rolls out red carpet for 100 years of women voting on Vimeo. NYS Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul launched the 100th anniversary of women voting in the state by announcing the Women’s Suffrage Commission’s website: www.ny.gov/suffrage. It provides information about upcoming events across the state, profiles New York…