Cake and lemonade, buttons and propaganda . . .

Article about suffragists in 1912 fills in some of the details of the Long Island campaign. This is where you find out about cake and lemonade, buttons and propaganda.

Suffragists at Long Beach, Long Island, 1912

Antonia Petrash’s upcoming 2013 book about Long Island suffrage movement (45 seconds) will add more to what’s known about the movement in the metropolitan NYC area. Here are some examples. . . Antonia gives highlights of her upcoming book about Long Island suffragists (32 seconds of audio). Edna Kearns’ contribution to suffrage movement on Long Island ( 44 seconds). The importance of New York’s suffrage movement (35 seconds). Why the suffrage movement story has been buried (39 seconds). The influential role of Long Island (NY) women (40 seconds). Celebrating the New York State suffrage centennial (42 seconds).  How Antonia became interested in the subjects of equal rights and suffrage (59 seconds). Two books Antonia wrote previously about extraordinary women in New York and Connecticut (56 seconds). Why the suffrage movement is inspiring. (60 seconds ). More stories by Antonia Petrash are featured on Votes for Women Salon on Suffrage Wagon News Channel.

IN OTHER NEWS: The New York State Museum is now open on Sundays, but is closed on Mondays. It has been closed on Sundays since 2011. With the experience of the NYS capitol attracting thousands of visitors to its exhibits, the state museum is cashing in on this increased tourism. Good work!

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5 responses to “Cake and lemonade, buttons and propaganda . . .

  1. Cake and lemonade. I had to smile about the “propaganda.” We wouldn’t use the word now. It has too many bad associations. But they meant suffrage arguments and they had literature and newsletters and leaflets galore which they passed out. And the literature was in many languages.

  2. I sure would love that cake and lemonade recipe.

  3. Am looking forward to Antonia Petrash’s upcoming 2013 book about the Long Island suffrage movement.

  4. Woman Suffrage Buff

    I read your every post. It’s worth it. When I talk to my friends I can tell them a lot.

  5. Cake and lemonade. I love these little touches.

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