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

July 4, 2014

  A reading of “Harriet,” a musical based on the life of Harriet Tubman, will be presented on Wednesday, July 16, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., and on Sunday, July 20 at 12 p.m. in The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street (between 9th Avenue & Dyer Avenue). Harriet is an […]

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

July 2, 2014

#1: Two-minute podcast about what Seneca Falls, NY was like when Elizabeth Cady Stanton moved there as a young woman. She tells her own story about arriving in Seneca Falls, NY and feeling isolated, but busy, building a new life. Convention Days in July each year in Seneca Falls, New York. Full schedule of events, […]

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July 4th Weekend Storytelling at Seneca Falls, NY

June 28, 2014

Harriet Tubman and Mamie Till will visit Women’s Rights National Historical Park on July 5th and 6th in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Storyteller Carolyn Evans will portray Harriet Tubman in “Harriet Tubman Tells of Her Life in Auburn” on Saturday July 5 at 1 pm […]

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Highlights of events scheduled for Women’s Rights National Historic Park in Seneca Falls, NY

June 24, 2014

Don’t set out for Seneca Falls, New York without checking on times that the Women’s Rights National Historic Park will be open. The park’s visitors center is open often, but not daily. Special ranger programs feature information about the 1848 women’s rights convention held in Seneca Falls. Information about house tours are available at the […]

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Doris Stevens describes the now-famous Susan B. Anthony 1873 speech in her book “Jailed for Freedom”

June 20, 2014

Here’s a great little audio clip produced by Librivox and made available in the public domain precisely for us to enjoy. Doris Stevens’ book “Jailed for Freedom” was published in 1920 and provides for us today another reminder of this important part of American history. Image: Doris Stevens, author of “Jailed for Freedom.”

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Seneca Falls, NY: The chosen location July 18-19 of Declaration of Muslim women

June 15, 2014

Hold onto your seats, Cradle fans. “The Next Great Movement: Muslim Women’s Liberation” is described in an article about how on July 18-19, 2014 a group of Muslim women will hold a convention in Seneca Falls, New York to issue a “Declaration of the Equities for Muslim Women.” Link. PDF. The announcement links to Convention […]

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National tour for a women’s economic agenda starts at Seneca Falls, NY

June 13, 2014

Elizabeth Cady Stanton would have smiled on June 1, 2014 when a national tour team showed up in Seneca Falls, New York to launch a national women’s economic agenda. It’s an example of how the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement located in New York State is receiving much-deserved recognition. The initiative has been organized […]

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This summer, plan to visit Seneca Falls, NY in the “Cradle” of the U.S. women’s rights movement

June 5, 2014

Save July 18-July 20 for Convention Days 2014 when the town of Seneca Falls, NY will comemorate the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention. Meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her descendant; kayak the First Annual Convention Paddle; have your head read by a phrenologist; hear speakers Nadia Shahram and Daisy Kahn; tour Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s home; march in the Women’s Rights procession; tour local […]

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Videos about Susan B. Anthony’s speech on June 19, 1873

May 30, 2014

Also see video about the Ontario County courthouse where Susan B. Anthony gave her famous speech.

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Have a party on June 19th to honor Susan B. Anthony’s trial for illegal voting

May 27, 2014

Celebrate Susan B. Anthony’s Trial for Illegal Voting on Vimeo. Looking for an opportunity for an organizational fundraiser? An afternoon event for friends and family? Think of it.  Party food. A skit about Susan’s arrest and trial. Direct video link.  Susan’s speech video. Trial resources to help plan your June 19th celebration. Follow LetsRockTheCradle for news and updates […]

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