The 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution in the United States is the centerpiece of this web site. Much has changed since we launched this site. A dream is becoming a reality in planning for what has become a nation-wide centennial recognition during 2020.
WHO WE ARE:
SuffrageCentennials.com is a multi-media platform and clearing house for information, announcements, and features about local, state, and national suffrage celebrations, programs, performances, events, news and views. Regular postings, plus video and audio highlights. The National Federation of Press Women honored SuffrageCentennials.com in 2015 with a national media award.
WHAT IS OUR FOCUS?
We concentrate on primarily on votes for women centennial celebrations in the United States. Since we started publishing in 2013, the word has spread and there’s much more going on than we can cover.
WHO IS BEHIND SUFFRAGE CENTENNIALS?
Marguerite Kearns is editor of the award-winning Suffrage Centennials web site that has been publishing since 2013. She was co-chair of the national Inez Milholland observance with Robert P.J. Cooney Jr., a project of the National Women’s History Project (now the National Women’s History Alliance) Olivia Twine is contributing editor of SuffrageCentennials.com
Contact Marguerite by email: MargueriteKearns at gmail dot com.
SuffrageCentennials.com received awards by New Mexico Press Women at the organization’s annual conference and awards banquet in 2015 and 2019. Judges in 2015 said that the perspectives expressed on Suffrage Centennials represent a “great introduction” to the subject of the women’s suffrage movement and the upcoming centennial celebrations, as well as being “a great topic” in its own right. NMPW is New Mexico’s largest inclusive media organization.
A video featuring Marguerite Kearns to put her Quaker grandmother Edna Buckman Kearns into perspective.
Marguerite Kearns and Olivia Twine took a blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the US during the fall of 2013. Now the blog has transitioned into a communications resource.
SuffrageCentennials.com is a partner in this project.
Logo designs by Ray Lund.
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