August 26th is Women’s Equality Day. As 2020 and the national women’s suffrage centennial approaches, there is more interest than ever in those on the ground who witnessed and participated in this fascinating part of history. Find out what Marguerite Kearns has to say about growing up as the descendant of suffrage activists—Edna Buckman Kearns and Wilmer Kearns, her grandparents. Follow Marguerite on Suffrage Wagon News Channel that has been publishing since 2009.
CALL OF THE WILD—
Zoe Nicholson is celebrating her 70th birthday and she’s hearing the call of the wild. Give her a visit at MissAlicePaul.com The above clip from her email message urges friends to visit the SuffrageCentennials.com web site. We’re rooting for the terrific work Zoe has been doing with her theatrical piece about suffrage activist Alice Paul.
JOIN THE WORK OF PROMOTING WOMEN’S HISTORY SITES:
The National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) invites new members. Founded in 2001, NCWHS supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life.
MEMBER BENEFITS—Women’s Sites are the focus!
Receive a copy of the published guides: Women’s History: Sites and Resources and Revealing Women’s History: Best Practices at Historic Sites.
- Participate in the online member directory, viewable only by members and includes name, site and email contact information.
- Access new member services as they are developed, including members-only content and a members’ forum.
- Showcase your work on our website. We regularly post news from member sites on our homepage and on social media, and welcome news and contributions from members.
- Enjoy exclusive access to NCWHS webinars and online workshops and other professional development opportunities to learn more about doing women’s history at historic sites.
- Attend the NCWHS annual member meeting, held either online or in conjunction with a national conference in a related field.
- Present your research at sessions NCWHS organizes at the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), National Council on Public History (NCPH), Berkshire Conference of Women Historians, the Organization of American Historians (OAH), and other national and regional conferences.
- Become an active part of a national network of individuals, organizations and sites that share resources and promote the cause and each other.
- NCWHS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your membership and any other gift is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites
Follow on SuffrageCentennials.com