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December 11, 2018

Support us in distributing news releases hand to hand and online to writers, photographers, commentators, and others to give everyone heads up about the 100 years that US women have been voting. Meneese Wall is our partner in this outreach. Her art commemorating the first wave of the women’s rights movement highlights the 70 years […]

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Two Cradle Rockers—Sojourner Truth and Helen Pankhurst!

December 9, 2018

Dr. Helen Pankhurst on voting & activism! on Vimeo. This cradle rocker—Dr. Helen Pankhurst— has been in the public eye for her entire life. She carries the Pankhurst activist family name and in 2018, she published a book that should be in every cradle rocker’s library…Deeds not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights, Then and Now. […]

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VIDEO: Men allies of women’s rights movement are getting more attention!

December 2, 2018

WATCH THE VIDEO: Need more men allies for 2020 votes for women centennial! on Vimeo. The role of men in the first wave of the women’s rights movement is a topic that’s receiving more attention, including a book from SUNY Press on what were known as “suffragents,” a work by Brooke Kroeger published in 2017. Wilmer […]

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Seneca Falls, NY— special programs, plus planning for National Voter Registration Day!

November 30, 2018

Communicators and freelancers—there is a six-part discussion series exploring the Declaration of Sentiments from 1848 to 2018. The December 1, 2018 program will present an overview of the planners and participants of the 1848 convention, review the convention schedule, and launch a discussion of the importance of the Seneca Falls, NY women’s convention in 1848. […]

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The first woman reporter on the moon! Video from LetsRockTheCradle!

November 29, 2018

The first woman reporter on the Moon! VIDEO on Vimeo. Find out about some myths concerning the first wave of the women’s rights movement in the US—also known as the women’s suffrage movement. Cradle rocking relies on Suffrage Wagon News Channel for updates and listings. Suffrage Wagon has been publishing since 2009. is a public […]

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National Historic Votes for Women trail! Donate to build web site. Plan for 2020 centennial!

November 25, 2018

National Votes for Women Trail – GoFundMe from NCWHS on Vimeo. Marguerite Kearns is the state representative for New Mexico, one of many across the nation working to bring the first wave of the women’s rights movement out into the open for a celebration in 2020. Help by donating to build a web site in […]

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Podcast series also highlights women’s history! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

November 22, 2018

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We’ve been asked, “What does a ‘cradle’ have to do with 2020 and women’s rights?” We launched when visiting the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the US in late 2013. The “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States is in the Finger Lakes region of New York […]

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Plan for August 26th—Women’s Equality Day—plus January, Hot Tea Month!

November 18, 2018

There is a campaign to make August 26th (Women’s Equality Day) a national holiday. Find out more at the National Women’s History Project that has renamed itself as the Women’s History Alliance. Hot Tea Month in January is an opportunity to remember the importance of tea gatherings during the first wave of the women’s rights […]

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Dolly Parton is a cradle rocker—Get an ad in the 2019 NWHP’s Gazette!

November 15, 2018

The National Women’s History Project has a newspaper issue about women and the suffrage movement. Order the Gazette.

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