Edna Buckman Kearns was a suffrage activist who organized on Long Island and in New York City. She is best known for her suffrage campaign wagon, the "Spirit of 1776" that began its journey on July 1, 1913 from Manhattan and was used in parades and special events.
Voice of Marguerite Kearns in this video.
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