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Featured Suffragist: Inez Milholland

In 2014, we honor our suffrage martyr, Inez Milholland by celebrating the 90th anniversary of the National Woman’s Party pageant and conference in the Adirondacks in 1924.  Sign up for “Cradle” news updates. And urge the State of New York to initiate serious planning for its 2017 state suffrage centennial. The audio story of Inez Milholland, from “Jailed for Freedom” by Doris Stevens, 1920. Tributes in Washington, DC for America’s much-loved suffrage martyr. 

Harriet Tubman: Featured Historic Site & Action Campaign

Harriet Tubman Historic SiteThe Harriet Tubman Home, 180 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021 is open for tours through October 31 on Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. harriethouse.org.

Tell Congress to fund the Harriet Tubman National Park. Make your voice heard. Take action to save suffrage history!

Follow the LetsRockTheCradle articles and videos about historic sites in the “Cradle” of the U.S. women’s rights movement. Follow our blog for news from the “Cradle.”


The video clip below features INEZ MILHOLLAND leading the 1913 suffrage parade, Washington, DC, in the HBO film “Iron Jawed Angels.” 

Inez Milholland gained the distinction of being America’s suffrage martyr in 1916. Three years before, Emily Davison in England died for the cause of women voting. Here’s one of the best examples of film footage documenting her death in 1913.

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New notes about and from the “Cradle”

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Women’s History Month made fun through events, including the National Women’s History Project!

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“Thank you, Inez Milholland” say Dutch women filmmakers of “Ahoy!”

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Women of the Adirondacks program

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Video of “Cradle” of women’s rights movement in the Finger Lakes of NYS, plus “Cradle” articles

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Seneca Falls Dialogues on Teaching Ecofeminism

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