Rock the Cradle

Rocking the Cradle on December 25th—celebrate votes for women campaigning!

December 25, 2018

LetsRockTheCradle is a public service platform in preparation for the 2020 women’s suffrage centennial.

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Plan a trip to the New York State Museum in 2019!

October 4, 2018

The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon will be on exhibit at the NYS Museum during 2020.

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News about suffrage centennials

November 16, 2017

Suffrage Centennial News for Today, Yesterday, & Tomorrow! on Vimeo. The Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative 2020 that was launched in March 2015 publishes news monthly about plans underway for the 2020 national suffrage centennial. Post information monthly. Jill Zahniser gathers the news. To sign up, send an email to: The following information is from a […]

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Votes for Women centennial conference & women’s suffrage resources!

October 28, 2017

Humanities New York has awarded over $300,000 to organizations throughout the state to honor the state’s centennial during 2017. Contact The HerStory Scrapbook website ( focuses on the final four years of the women’s suffrage campaign, as reported by The New York Times. From 1917 – 1920, The Times published over 3,000 articles, editorials, and letters about the women […]

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More suffrage centennial events to celebrate!

October 22, 2017 at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services is honoring the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today with a celebration of women’s activism in New York as part of the 2017 suffrage centennial. The date is November 6, 2017, 6-8 p.m. at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 […]

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Upcoming women’s suffrage events and special programs!

August 19, 2017

August 27 2 PM: “Women on Wheels: Bikes, Liberation and Suffrage” at the Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua. The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse will co-sponsor this event,  where historian Kjirsten Gustavson,will present her “Woman on a Wheel” program.  Gustavson, of NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will appear in her reproduction 1890s bicycle costume, and  talk […]

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Issue of NWHP Gazette focuses on women’s suffrage, plus votes for women news notes!

August 11, 2017

Want to know about the activists who worked for the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by state? The 2017 issue of the National Women’s History Project has pages and pages of names of those to be honored. They represent barely a fraction of the tens of thousands of individuals and organizations across the nation […]

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