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Making a cup of coffee is important during Hot Tea Month!

January 22, 2019

Make a great cup of coffee with Chef Cutting at Suffrage Wagon Cooking School on Vimeo. Part of the preparation for 2020, the nation’s suffrage centennial is the planning of receptions, programs, and many special events. There is a lot going on during the centennial and observance of 100 years of women voting in the US. […]

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Votes for Women Program for Hot Tea Month! Schedule for your group or spread the word!

January 19, 2019

 Tea With Alice and Me A Solo Show performed & written by Zoe Nicholson. WHAT IS THIS TEA FOCUS SO IMPORTANT? This is the story of the power that collects when women gather.  It is, what Zoe Nicholson calls, “Applied History.”  American women, drawn together for tea, ventured from the parlor onto the street and […]

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Food and Activism went together during first wave of women’s rights

January 15, 2019

January is Hot Tea Month when we take a look at the connection between the first wave of women’s rights activism and food. Copies of published cookbooks are available free on the internet.  And Suffrage Wagon Cooking School features recipes and demonstrations to give more than a sampling of the importance of food and cookbooks […]

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LetsRockTheCradle.com has endorsed “Value of History Statement”

January 15, 2019

History is Relevant. LetsRockTheCradle.com has joined with many organizations across the US who have endorsed the “Value of History” statement. HistoryRelevance.com is conducting a campaign to raise awareness about history and its importance. THE VALUE OF HISTORY STATEMENT TO OURSELVES IDENTITY » History nurtures personal and collective identity in a diverse world. People discover their place […]

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Kenneth Florey, a valuable source for suffrage research & articles!

January 8, 2019

Author Kenneth Florey is a go-to source for anything to do with the upcoming 100th anniversary of women voting in the United States. It’s for good reason. Ken’s three books on suffrage memorabilia are items increasingly part of the libraries of historians and advocates of bringing the early waves of women’s rights activism into the […]

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Planning for the 2020 centennial for the 19th Amendment?

January 2, 2019

Check out our audio resources at: https://soundcloud.com/lets-rock-the-cradle MORE NEWS: We’re seeing announcements of planning meetings across the nation, like this one in Canton, Ohio, and an increasing number across the nation. That’s exactly why LetsRockTheCradle has been busy with calls and emails asking for resources to cover this upcoming 100 years of women voting in […]

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The annual February birthday party for Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester, NY

January 1, 2019

BIRTHDAY BASH FOR SUSAN B. ANTHONY IN FEBRUARY 2019 The 199th birthday party and fundraiser for the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House will take place February 13, 2019 at the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY. The keynote speaker for the 2019 Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon will […]

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Resources for the 2020 celebration of the 19th Amendment!

December 31, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR! THE INTERNATIONAL OVERVIEW OF SUFFRAGE CENTENNIALS Women’s voting rights didn’t come easy. In many instances decades passed between the granting of limited voting rights for women and the achievement of full voting rights. Historic Newspapers, a web platform in the UK, has prepared valuable information geared for writers, researchers, and others who […]

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Our beginnings at LetsRockTheCradle.com

December 29, 2018

No, we aren’t a web platform for new mothers. No, we aren’t musicians, although we try to hum a lively tune. We started as bloggers when visiting the “Cradle” of the US women’s rights movement back in 2013. And now we’re a public service for communicators—journalists, writers, columnists, photographers, first wave descendants, and more. The […]

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VIDEO: “The Introduction” Amelia Bloomer brought Anthony & Stanton together! Plus NEWS!

December 26, 2018

The Introduction: Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Amelia Bloomer! on Vimeo. Amelia Bloomer introduced Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Seneca Falls, New York in 1851. Bloomer was a publisher and activist. What if Amelia Bloomer hadn’t introduced Susan B.Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Seneca Falls, NY in 1851? An […]

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