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Featured Suffragist: Inez Milholland

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. 
In 2014, we honor Inez Milholland by celebrating the 90th anniversary of the National Woman’s Party pageant and conference in the Adirondacks in August 1924. For more information.

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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.”

 

Featured Action Campaign: Harriet Tubman

ACTION CAMPAIGN ALERT: The federal bill to fund the Harriet Tubman national park has passed the U.S. Senate. It’s now before the U.S. House of Representatives. Contact your representatives and ask their stands on this bill. ADOPT A REPRESENTATIVE. Follow up on their votes, their action or lack of it.  Take action to save suffrage history! Harriet Tubman was a suffrage activist, as well as an antislavery crusader. Make your voice heard! ______________________________________

Coming soon: A work in progress

We’ll be featuring an upcoming historic site that’s a work in the making: the 1816 Quaker Meetinghouse in Farmington, NY. Stay tuned!


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Farmington Quaker Meeting restoration progress report

Interested in historical detective work? Want to see how the jigsaw puzzle of the 1816...

See bloomers for real at September event!

The annual Peterboro Elizabeth Smith Miller “In the Kitchen Tea” set for...

Upcoming Events in the “Cradle” of the Women’s Rights Movement

(1.) On Saturday, August 16, 2014. “Declaring Equality: The Call Continues”...

Seven podcast series of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls” now available

The entire audio podcast series of “Trouble Brewing in Seneca Falls”...

Music: Warm up to the idea of August 26th, Women’s Equality Day!

This musical sound clip is a warmup to the idea of celebrating Women’s Equality Day...

More about Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women

Nadia Shahram, Buffalo lawyer and author of a Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women,...

UN Women will present at Convention Days this weekend in Seneca Falls!

UN Women will lead a discussion on women’s rights and their initiatives around the...

“The Rochester Reform Trail,” workshop for teachers

The Rochester Reform Trail is a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of...

“Harriet,” a new musical builds on 2013 centennial of Harriet Tubman’s death

  A reading of “Harriet,” a musical based on the life of Harriet Tubman,...

Special podcast about Seneca Falls, NY from our reporter on the scene!

#1: Two-minute podcast about what Seneca Falls, NY was like when Elizabeth Cady Stanton...