What was Edna Kearns doing in March 100 years ago?

New York City and Long Island suffragist Edna Kearns wrote Votes for Women columns for the newspaper and she responded to letters to the editor! Here, she answers a man who writes to the paper about how women have it good and they should stop complaining. In another piece (below), Edna refers to the big 1913 suffrage parade in Washington, DC and then spells out how the New York State suffrage campaign is shaping up. The suffs realized the importance of press coverage, and Edna did her part in terms of keeping the issue alive in the newspapers. For an overview about Suffrage Wagon News Channel. LINK.

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2 responses to “What was Edna Kearns doing in March 100 years ago?

  1. Marguerite, your videos are terrific and The Suffrage Wagon News Channel looks amazing!!!!

  2. You spark the process of making these videos. Thank you. It gets tedious sometimes sitting in front of a computer screen and persisting. But the ancestors were persistent and we can hear their voices loud and clear. They’re saying, “Carry on!”

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