Dear Friends, Instead of a long posting, we’re featuring the upcoming Suffrage Wagon Cafe programming during this four-day festival primarily in images. Starting Saturday, March 28th, here’s an overview of the special programs planned.
The cafe opening is on SWAN Day during Women’s History Month.
Performer/songwriter Eighty Bug composed and performed in the award-winning video, the “Spirit of 1776: A Suffragette Anthem.” It’s available on the home page of Suffrage Wagon News Channel.
This message to American women voters is especially timely as movie audiences in the U.S. await the release of the “Suffragette”film from the U.K. in 2015. Meryl Streep plays Emmeline Pankhurst, Dr. Pankhurst’s great grandmother.
There’s been considerable interest in the anti-suffrage movement in recent years, and this program on Suffrage Wagon Cafe features the original music of Elizabeth Johnson who performs “In Her Sphere.”
The special program on Nellie Bly, one of America’s early press women, has a surprise. Let’s meet at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe.