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Cooking tips inspired by Toshi Seeger & Hudson Valley Sloop Clearwater!

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is inspired by Toshi Seeger, Hudson River filmmaker & activist! on Vimeo.

We love Toshi Seeger for her work in the Hudson Valley of New York State and the nation by bringing together activism and cooking.

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is a program of Suffrage Wagon News Channel.

UPDATE FROM MARGUERITE KEARNS

When I worked for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, I remember Toshi Seeger boiling up Stone Soup, her signature dish for potlucks and special events.

Pete Seeger’s aunt, Anita Pollitzer, was a well-known suffrage activist with the National Woman’s Party who worked for the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution in the US.

And Toshi’s Stone Soup inspired many volunteers in the programs of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater over the years since the launching of the replica sloop in 1969. The sloop was a familiar sight on the Hudson River for decades.

TOSHI’S STONE SOUP AT POTLUCKS FOR HUDSON RIVER SLOOP CLEARWATER INSPIRED MANY TO GET INVOLVED IN RIVER CLEANUP

Women Voters: Remember that Food and Activism go together! on Vimeo.

Sign up for updates from SuffrageCentennials.com

Keep in mind the book, An Unfinished Revolution, by Marguerite Kearns.

Get ready for Women’s History Month in March! on Vimeo.

It may seem early to promote March and Women’s History Month. But it’s not too late to be thinking about it!

This entry was posted on September 17, 2021, in Blog.

Have you signed the August 26th petition yet? Walk in our ancestors’ shoes!

There are more than 2800 people who have signed the August 26th petition on change.com. Have you?

Have you circulated this with your friends? The goal is to reach over 100,000 by next year,

https://www.change.org/p/elevate-women-s-equality-day-to-a-federal-holiday

Listen to Bob Cudmore interview Marguerite Kearns about her book, An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights on “The Historians.”

“THE HISTORIANS” IS SPREADING THE WORD…

Link to The Historians radio program from New York State.

Take your voting rights seriously by walking in your ancestors’ shoes! on Vimeo.

by Marguerite Kearns

We walk in our ancestors’ shoes to understand more fully what the situation was like over 100+ years ago. Then we shift back into receiving the torch of freedom from prior generations and adjusting activism to what we’re facing today. This is what happens to me when I view the long and difficult campaigning efforts to expand voting rights. Prior generations primarily consisted of volunteers. They did what they could and passed the torch to the next generation to celebrate the accomplishments and tackle the ongoing challenges.

SuffrageCentennials.com couldn’t go offline after the 2020 suffrage centennial. There’s still work to be done. We’ve been publishing since 2013.

 

This entry was posted on September 10, 2021, in Blog.

“Passing the Torch” of Suffrage Activism, PLUS Suffrage Centennial video!

LYNN COFFIN REVIEWS BOOK FOR OUTREACH, NEARO PUBLICATION FOR 800

“It may seem difficult for women living in this century to identify with women’s earlier efforts to achieve the vote—a right we take for granted. But, 100 years ago, women were jailed and even beaten for peacefully demonstrating and insisting that voting should be a woman’s right…”

Lynn Coffin about An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights by Marguerite Kearns

We’re passing the torch of women’s rights activism to the next generation and we’re marching into the future with you! Some call it the suffrage movement or women’s history or the book by Marguerite Kearns released from SUNY Press (State University of New York)—An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights.

VOTING RIGHTS BOOK EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021

Author Marguerite Kearns will be an Artist-in-Residence at Byrdcliffe in Woodstock, NY during September 2021. That’s when there will be a flurry of activity associated with the book published by SUNY Press (State University of New York), An Unfinished Revolution. Kearns will present live on September 19, 2021 at the Historical Society of Woodstock, 2-3:30 p.m. EST at the HSW location, 20 Comeau Drive in Woodstock about her book.

A related HSW exhibition will be on display from September 19 through October 24, 2021: “Standing on their Shoulders: Passing the Women’s Rights Torch to the Present Day.” The exhibit is made possible by a grant from Humanities New York, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

THE PASSING OF A TORCH WAS INVOLVED IN THE 2020 SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL

Millions of Americans passed the torch to future generations of activists when they planned and held events, conferences, and special suffrage centennial programs during 2020.

When the US electorate elected Kamala Harris in 2020 to serve as the first woman in the White House as US Vice President, this turned out to be an excellent example of “passing the torch.”

EXAMPLES OF BOOKS, EVENTS, SPECIAL PROJECTS AND MORE SHOW SIGNS OF PASSING THE TORCH OF VOTING RIGHTS ACTIVISM

The Spirit of 1776 suffrage wagon used by Edna Kearns and others in 1913 is an important illustration of passing the torch from the present to the future. The suffrage campaign wagon has been on display at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY since 2017. In July 2021 the wagon was returned top the museum warehouse for a rest from the continuous light. It will be returned to display in the future.

Women’s rights campaigning that qualifies as “passing the torch” applies to the long-term effort to add the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment) to the US Constitution. It applies to the Alice Paul Institute, the Turning Point Suffrage Memorial, the national and the states’ suffrage commissions, and MUCH MORE.

Suffrage centennials didn’t come about by accident! on Vimeo.

It took many activists and the effort of numerous organizations over the years lobbying for the 100th anniversary of US women voting to gather the support it did. And it ALL happened on the local, state, and national levels!

SuffrageWagon.org has been publishing since 2009. It highlights the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon used by activist Edna Kearns and others in NYC and Long Island in 1913.

SuffrageCentennials.com has been publishing since 2013.

Unfinished-Revolution.com is the website for the book from SUNY Press by Marguerite Kearns.

This entry was posted on September 3, 2021, in Blog.

Petition Campaign Continues, plus suffrage centennial celebrations are inspiring!

HAVE YOU SIGNED THE AUGUST 26TH PETITION?

Sign now!

We’re participating in the effort to declare August 26th a national holiday as a partner of the National Women’s History Alliance. Here’s some of the rationale—

BOOKS IN THE AFTERMATH OF AUGUST 26TH—

A flurry of publications was released during 2020, the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. Lynn Coffin in Outreach  in the NEARO summer 2021 issue had this to say about An Unfinished Revolution, published by SUNY Press and written by Marguerite Kearns.

“It is probably true that, as we grow older, we reflect on the members of our family who preceded us. We ask ourselves. ‘What was life like back then? How does what happened  to my forebears affect the person I have turned out to be?’….I devoured it; it is terrific.”

“… a book that is both beautifully written and thoroughly researched.”

AN ELEGANT BOOK CELEBRATING THE SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL

The 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative and the National Women’s History Alliance worked with publisher St. James’s House in London to distribute A Vote for Women, a work that highlights the “grand scale and broad diversity of the suffrage movement.” I have a copy. The book is also included in the 2021 catalog of items distributed by the NWHA. It perfect as your own gift of remembering the important work underway.

“Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary” now in paperback! on Vimeo.

Marguerite Kearns’s Book featured on Suffrage Wagon Book Shelf on Vimeo.

Find out more on the web site for An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights by Marguerite Kearns, SUNY Press (State University of New York).

This entry was posted on August 27, 2021, in Blog.

Happy August 26th—Women’s Equality Day—Sign the support petition!

Celebrate August 26th (Women’s Equality Day) in 2021.

Take the next step and build support for August 26th becoming a national observance. We’ll be doing this by supporting an early phase of documenting support for spreading the word about August 26th becoming more of a presence on the national level.

https://www.change.org/p/nancy-pelosi-demand-a-national-day-for-women?utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=custom_url&recruited_by_id=ee863910-7b52-11ea-b906-a32d3bd1af23

SuffrageCentennials.com has been publishing since 2013.

 

This entry was posted on August 26, 2021, in Blog.

Don’t forget Women’s Equality Day, August 26!

HAVE YOU SIGNED THE PETITION TO EXPRESS YOUR SUPPORT OF NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR AUGUST 26th—

https://www.change.org/DemandADayForWomen

Plan for August 26th, the women’s 4th of July! on Vimeo.

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is inspired by Toshi Seeger, Hudson River filmmaker & activist! on Vimeo.

We love Toshi Seeger for her work in the Hudson Valley of New York State and the nation by bringing together activism and cooking.

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is a program of Suffrage Wagon News Channel.

UPDATE FROM MARGUERITE KEARNS

When I worked for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, I remember Toshi Seeger boiling up Stone Soup, her signature dish for potlucks and special events.

Pete Seeger’s aunt, Anita Pollitzer, was a well-known suffrage activist with the National Woman’s Party who worked for the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution in the US.

And Toshi’s Stone Soup inspired many volunteers in the programs of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater over the years since the launching of the replica sloop in 1969. The sloop was a familiar sight on the Hudson River for decades.

TOSHI’S STONE SOUP AT POTLUCKS FOR HUDSON RIVER SLOOP CLEARWATER INSPIRED MANY TO GET INVOLVED IN ACTIVIST RIVER CLEANUP

Women Voters: Remember that Food and Activism go together! on Vimeo.

Sign up for updates from SuffrageCentennials.com

Keep in mind the book, An Unfinished Revolution, by Marguerite Kearns in honor of August 26th, Women’s Equality Day!

This entry was posted on August 20, 2021, in Blog, Events.

Make fortune cookies with equality messages! Centennial event!

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial: Impact and Legacy – Virtual
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT

Register at: https://archivesfoundation.org/event/the-womens-suffrage-centennial-impact-and-legacy/

Presented by The Library of Congress in Partnership with the 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)

During the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment in 2020, a wide range of activities occurred around the country. How effective were these commemorations in raising public awareness of women’s fight for equality? How has the centennial impacted the telling of suffrage history and women and minority history more generally? What’s the relationship between education and activism? How well did it succeed in telling the stories of the women before us and in creating momentum for the work still to be done?

Colleen Shogan leads a discussion with panelists Karen Hill, Executive Director, Harriett Tubman House; Page Harrington, author of Interpreting the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage at Museums and Historic Sites; Rebecca Roberts, co-author of The Suffragist Playlist: Your Guide to Changing the World; and Shannon Browning-Mullis, Executive Director of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace.

WVCI is a NWHA 2021 Partner
National Women’s History Alliance
1855 Cooper Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/
(707) 636-2888
info@nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org

We’re also building support for August 26th becoming nationally recognized as Women’s Equality Day. The National Women’s History Alliance and Partners are working hard on this. We’re participating too.

Chef Ted Cutting has gone on the record to spread our voting rights messages. Activism builds steam over the generations. And one generation builds on the accomplishments and challenges of others.

Check out this video and posting to give you the inspiration needed to build up the steam.

Make Chinese Fortune Cookies for August 26, Women’s Equality Day! on Vimeo.

We’re in support of August 26th becoming a federal holiday. Why? Because there are no national observances honoring women. Will this be challenging? You bet. Small actions add to the necessary support over time. One way to spread the word is the making Chinese fortune cookies with custom women’s rights messages inside. Here’s a special how-to video from Chef Cutting.

This special project from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is one of our favorites.

SuffrageCentennials.com has been publishing since 2013.

Find out about the book about intergenerational activism by Marguerite Kearns at

Unfinished-Revolution.com

SuffrageWagon.org has up-to-date information about patriotic protest, another way of viewing the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon that is in the collection of the New York State Museum in Albany, NY. The wagon is taking a much-needed rest from the exposure to light. It has been on exhibit since 2017 at the state museum.

This entry was posted on August 13, 2021, in Blog.

Get ready to celebrate August 26th—Women’s Equality Day!


Let’s be “there” for the women’s suffrage activists! from Marguerite Kearns on Vimeo.

Celebrating August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, has taken on an extra challenge in 2021. We’re gathering support to make August 26th a national celebration. And the degree of recognition has a great deal to do with you.

The National Women’s History Alliance is working on this, as well as individuals and organizations across the nation. We’ll be posting information as it becomes available.

IMPORTANT LINKS TO RELATED SUFFRAGE CELEBRATIONS

Find out about intergenerational activism in the book by Marguerite Kearns—An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights. There are book events, reviews, videos, and much more. Unfinished-Revolution.com

SuffrageCentennials.com is more than voting rights for women. We’re concerned about voting access and celebrations about past voting rights accomplishments and challenges too.

Suffrage Wagon News Channel keeps you current on the display of the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns and others. The site has been publishing since 2009.

This entry was posted on August 6, 2021, in Blog.

Prevent activism burnout with suffrage videos & book review in Taos News!

July 29, 2021 Review of An Unfinished Revolution by Marguerite Kearns. Taos News, by Amy Boaz.

“…a moving, vivid tale of early activism for voting rights”

“Edna and Wilmer Kearns were the ‘new woman’ and ‘new man’ of a generation defying gender stereotypes, and their marriage formed a remarkable egalitarian meeting of the heart.”

“fascinating archival photographs”

We’ve been diligent and writing news notes about voting rights since 2009! on Vimeo.

If you choose a social justice leading, pick one you really like. It may follow you through life. The above video is from our video archives, and it’s an example of how far you may travel on your journey. Check out World Cat for a copy of “An Unfinished Revolution.”

This entry was posted on July 30, 2021, in Blog.

Two July events, plus 1776 wagon news on SuffrageCentennials.com

MIRIAM SAGAN ENDORSED MY BOOK READING AT BOOKWORKS IN ALBUQUERQUE

She was my book developer and reader of the book over the past few years, and Miriam Sagan placed a notice on her website to alert her to the KUNM live interview with me, as well as the free zoom reading on July 28th, 6 p.m.. at Bookworks.

Then Miriam posted on her blog. What an angel! See below for her blog posting, and well as the details from me, lower in this posting.

Women’s Suffrage

Join the effort to gather support for making August 26th (Women’s Equality Day) the first national holiday honoring women. Follow SuffrageCentennials.com for updates, as well as updates on the campaign to approve an Equal Rights Amendment for the US Constitution.

The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon’s first journey from NYC to Long Island! on Vimeo.

TWO PROGRAMS for An Unfinished Revolution, book from SUNY PRESS

1. Live interview with author Marguerite Kearns on “Women’s Focus” on Saturday, July 24, 2021 with commentator Carol Boss on KUNM radio from The University of New Mexico. 1-2 p.m. Mountain Time. About “An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights” from SUNY Press, Albany. “Women’s Focus” is a radio magazine on politics, art, culture, news, and information.
2. Also: book reading with Marguerite Kearns, July 28, 2021. 6 p.m. Mountain Time from “An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights.” See ad below on zoom event registration.

GREAT CATALOG FROM NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY ALLIANCE

Get ready for August 26th, Women’s Equality Day in 2021. This catalog has highlights of products, information, and more. Planning is underway at the National Women’s History Allliance to gather support for making August 26th more than an optional observance. Follow this web site for updates. 

One page from the August 26th catalog below. See NWHA for more information.

July is the month that Edna Kearns took off in her Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon in 1913. It’s also a month when we’re celebrating the free reading at Bookworks, an independent book store in Albuquerque, New Mexico on July 28, 2021 at 6 p.m. Mountain Time. And the special program from KUNM, “Women’s Focus,” on July 24, 1-2 p.m. with commentator Carol Boss.

ALSO: The Spirit of 1776 suffrage wagon has taken a rest from exhibition at the New York State Museum in Albany, NY. It has been on exhibition since 2017. Constant exposure to light isn’t good for the fragile wagon used in NYC and on Long Island by state suffragists during 1913.

SuffrageCentennials.com has been publishing since 2013.

Unfinished-Revolution.com is the web site for the book by Marguerite Kearns.

This entry was posted on July 23, 2021, in Blog.