It took tens of thousands of suffrage activists to win the vote for women over the 72 years from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the passage of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution in 1920. This video honors one suffragist grandmother, Edna Buckman Kearns, who organized on Long Island and in New York City. Edna Kearns used a horse-drawn wagon called the "Spirit of 1776" that is today in the collection of the New York State Museum. It was exhibited in 2010 at the state museum and for six months in 2012 at the state Capitol building. Marguerite Kearns is an author, an activist, and a multimedia artist. margueritekearns.com
Suffrage Wagon News Channel has been featuring videos, news and stories of the suffrage movement since 2009. Events, suffrage centennials, books, commentary and more. Celebrate women's freedom to vote and what it took to win the 19th amendment.
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Marguerite Kearns is an author, activist, and multimedia artist. margueritekearns.com Suffrage Wagon videos, with help from the Puffin Foundation.
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