Mother’s Day interview about Grandmother Edna Buckman Kearns

Mother’s Day card from National Women’s History Project

Mother’s Day has come and gone again. I’m on the road headed to Albany to see Grandmother Edna’s suffrage campaign wagon so I’m somewhat behind.

Here’s a link to the Mother’s Day interview featured on Chick History about Grandmother Edna Kearns and Suffrage Wagon News Channel. Our mothers and grandmother suffragists and great-grandmothers would be pleased about the increasing fascination with the details of their hard work to win the vote.

When you check out some recent articles that have appeared around the country, you’ll discover the gradual, but steady growth in interest in leadership today and how this can be linked to the suffrage movement.

Here are some examples: Forbes has an article about how 2012 is considered another Year of the Woman and how this has implications for the November election outcome. An Oregon woman shows us how to sew a suffrage bow. A bike ride in Iowa is named in honor of Carrie Chapman Catt. The first woman to be appointed as a federal court judge in Maine cites the suffrage movement and  various waves of activists who followed as responsible for remarkable accomplishments and opportunities available today.


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5 responses to “Mother’s Day interview about Grandmother Edna Buckman Kearns

  1. I just have to say that I appreciate all your links. They make creating lesson plans much easier.

  2. More interviews, please.

  3. The ladies of the suffrage movement. I always thought they were kind of dull, stuffy. Not so. Like reading your stories.

  4. I love history lessons that are personal.

  5. Pingback: In case you missed any 2012 Suffrage Wagon news and stories . . . | Suffrage Wagon News Channel

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