Author: CradleAdmin

VIDEO: Looking for a good source for Votes for Women news?

June 22, 2018

 A YouTube video reminder that news of the first wave of the women’s rights movement is on the internet like never before. This is due, in part, to the upcoming 2020 women’s suffrage centennial in 2020 when US women will have been voting for 100 years. This is an action you can take. What […]

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Why you should visit Convention Days in Seneca Falls, NY during July 2018!

June 12, 2018

VISIT CONVENTION DAYS —JULY 20-22, 2018 in Seneca Falls, NY. The event commemorates the 1848 women’s convention that represents an early attempt to rock the cradle of the women’s rights movement in the US. A regular visit to the Suffrage Wagon Cafe will also introduce you to the background of why 2020 is going to […]

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Equal Rights Amendment passed in Illinois!

June 2, 2018

A total of 37 states have ratified the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Illinois ratified this past week. With one more state to go, it is still up in the air about the legal process. This is a great victory. Stay up to date with the continuing news.: EqualRightsAmendment.org

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Make a difference by making phone calls for the Equal Rights Amendment!

May 30, 2018

Illinois becoming another state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment spurs volunteers from across the nation to take action.

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News Notes for women’s rights from Lets Rock the Cradle!

May 10, 2018

News notes for women’s rights announced at Lets Rock the Cradle.

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Let’s Get Serious! Support Turning Point Suffragist Memorial!

May 9, 2018

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial deserves our support. All the stories we tell, the sweat we wipe off our brows—all of this needs a place to refresh our spirits, like a journey into the past by way of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial. Give them a hand so their fundraising goal is met and they have […]

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Start planning now for August 26—Women’s Equality Day

April 25, 2018

Of course, we know you are busy. That you are running from place to place daily. This is an early reminder that it’s important to get planning now for August 26th. You heard this right…NOW! August 26th isn’t a national holiday, so we have to “will” it into existence. Go for it! Honor Inez MIlholland, […]

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April 24, 2018: Dedication for 1776 wagon road marker

April 15, 2018

The dedication ceremony for the “Spirit of 1776” wagon and associated controversy in 1913 is set for Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 12:30 p.m., in Huntington, New York. The road marker is through the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the Long Island Woman Suffrage Association. Follow Suffrage Wagon News Channel for updated details. SuffrageWagon.org_  

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The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon is only on exhibit through May 13, 2018

April 11, 2018

The “Votes for Women” exhibit at the New York State Museum closes on May 13, 2018. That is when the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Kearns goes back to the museum warehouse near Albany, NY. This is a friendly reminder. And for background, visit Suffrage Wagon News Channel at SuffrageWagon.org for […]

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Remembering Inez Milholland— the U.S. suffrage martyr!

April 1, 2018

During 2016, the National Women’s History Project sponsored a year-long campaign to recognize the passage of 100 years since the death of Inez Milholland. Marguerite Kearns and Robert P.J. Cooney, Jr. coordinated the year-long effort. Martha Wheelock produced a 15-minute film, “Forward into Light,” distributed during 2016 and 2017 across the nation and around the […]

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