1. "Spirit of 1776" wagon: A suffrage centennial special

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    Suffrage centennials only come around once every 100 years. So you have to take advantage of a suffrage centennial when it's here. The suffrage movement also called itself Votes for Women. The…

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    • Women Voters Thank Their Suffrage Ancestors

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      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…

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      • Thoughts about a New York State 2017 Suffrage Centennial

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        The year 2017 may seem like a long way into the future, but in order to celebrate the state's suffrage centennial, planning should be underway well in advance. Authors Teri Gary and Antonia Petrash…

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        • 2015 Centennial of the 1915 New York State Suffrage Referendum

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          Heads up on 2015 being the centennial of the first suffrage referendum in New York State that was defeated, though it passed in 2017. The year 2015 is the warmup for the 2017 suffrage centennial.…

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          • The "Spirit of 1776"

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            The "Spirit of 1776" suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns is in the collection of the New York State Museum. It has been exhibited in 2010 at the state museum and in 2012 at the Governor's…

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            • Rap and Roll to celebrate August 26th, Women's Equality Day

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              Women's Equality Day is August 26th each year. The observance is gaining momentum. Celebrate women's freedom to vote with a party, high tea, or a cookout. Suffrage Wagon News Channel has resources,…

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              • Wilmer Kearns: The husband of suffragist Edna Kearns

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                Meet Wilmer R. Kearns, husband of suffragist Edna Buckman Kearns. This video is in response to those asking for more information about Wilmer and little Serena. They certainly had important roles…

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                • Rosalie Jones: A high-profile Long Island Suffragist

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                  Edna Kearns worked with many women on Long Island to organize for the vote. Rosalie Jones and Elisabeth Freeman were high profile and prominent among many. This video highlights images from the Library…

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                  • Suffrage Centennial of Campaign Wagon, 1913-2013

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                    In 1913 the suffrage wagon began its journey from 108 Madison Avenue in Manhattan to Long Island to begin a month of intensive campaigning for Votes for Women. New York State won the vote in 1917,…

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                    • New York Suffrage Parades: "The Song of the Women"

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                      The poem, "The Song of the Women" by Florence Kiper is the text for this video featuring New York City women's suffrage parades. Read by Marguerite Kearns with music by Kevin MacLeod and images from…

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