Meghan Markle rocks the cradle in New Zealand

November 5, 2018

The women of New Zealand were recognized for their 125 years of voting during the visit of Meghan Markle when she gave a speech acknowledging this remarkable achievement. NZ was the first to grant women the right to vote, and this came about extensive organizing on the ground. Hear her presentation: Don’t forget Hot Tea […]

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Five year birthday for LetsRockTheCradle! Plus bravo to NYS Cultural Heritage Network!

October 25, 2018

Five years ago in the fall of 2013, Olivia Twine and Marguerite Kearns set off on a blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the US women’s rights movement. The above image announced the trip. Marguerite and Olivia had only a general idea of where they were going and how they’d feel after five days on […]

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Celebrate the 5th birthday of LetsRockTheCradle.com

October 14, 2018

How to make traditional English scones from Suffrage Wagon Cooking School on Vimeo. Suffrage Wagon Cooking School shares this demonstration video as part of the fifth birthday celebration. Suffrage Wagon News Channel has been publishing since 2009. And LetsRockTheCradle.com is five years old.

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LetsRockThe Cradle.com celebrates its 5th birthday!

October 14, 2018

It hardy seems like five years ago that we set out on an adventure of a blogging tour of the cradle of the women’s rights movement in the United States. But we did. We went. We saw. Olivia Twine and Marguerite Kearns networked and enjoyed the fall season in the Finger Lakes. Check out some […]

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Rocking the Cradle for the 2020 suffrage centennial!

October 11, 2018

Rocking the Cradle of the US women’s rights movement! on Vimeo. We’ve been publishing since 2013—all the while rocking the cradle of the women’s rights movement in the US. The Finger Lakes of New York State is also called the “cradle” of the women’s movement in the nation. We launched this web platform while on a […]

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Plan a trip to the New York State Museum in 2019!

October 4, 2018

The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon will be on exhibit at the NYS Museum during 2020.

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UK news from LetsRockTheCradle

September 27, 2018

FROM THE UK: A video brief history of the women’s suffrage movement is in honor of 2018 when there’s a UK suffrage centennial observance of 100 years of women voting there. It was, however, only partial suffrage of women homeowners over the age of 30. It took until 1928 for full voting rights. In 2018, […]

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The big picture that includes the women’s suffrage first wave…

September 13, 2018

A video that puts the larger women’s rights movement into perspective.

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ACTION ALERT: What happened to “Bad Romance” parody about women’s suffrage movement?

September 6, 2018

A favorite video from our readers and friends has been the “Bad Romance” video, a parody of Lady Gaga, with the content shifted to the first wave of the women’s rights movement. The video caused a sensation and then it disappeared from the internet because of a use issue. The video is back on line, […]

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Videos help the history of women’s rights activism go down….

August 30, 2018

VIDEO FROM YouTube: Video from YouTube about family storytelling related to the first wave of the women’s rights movement. LetsRockTheCradle.com is preparing for the 2020 national suffrage centennial when US women will have been voting for 100 years. Did you do something special on August 26th—Women’s Equality Day? The National Women’s History Project has been […]

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