It has been a highly-charged and meaningful time for filmmaker Martha Wheelock and the 15-minute film about Inez Milholland, America’s suffrage martyr. There have been screenings all over the country. And Martha is shown here visiting Inez Milholland’s grave in upstate New York.
It’s back to school and teachers, with the film in hand, are showing it to students. Stop by Martha’s web site for terrific resources and news. And don’t forget to sign the digital petition asking President Obama for a presidential medal for Inez. InezMilholland.org.
And check our updates on the Inez Milholland centennial site. You are here!
Inez Milholland observance in 2016, a women’s suffrage centennial! on Vimeo.
BACK TO SCHOOL: Check our resources on the Inez Milholland centennial web site. The film about Inez Milholland is available on request. It’s a great resource for lesson plans and special community events.
Are you planning an event for August 26th, Women’s Equality Day this year? This won’t be the last time you’ll be hearing about August 26th. There’s an effort underway to make it a national holiday. Stay in touch with the campaign through this web site. You can see Inez Milholland in the second row of images in this poster prepared by the National Women’s History Project. Inez is honored this year by making an important contribution to the history of the United States. Honor Inez in 2016 and in the time leading up to 2020!
Poster for the film about the life of Inez Milholland. The poster is $20 through InezMilholland.org However, the film is free by visiting the web site of Martha Wheelock, writer/producer/director. Request your free copy. It’s a fabulous film with the running time of 15 minutes, perfect to show to your group or school class. “Forward into Light” is a remarkable accomplishment. Martha is available to speak about the film as part of the 2016 observance of the centennial of the death of Inez Milholland, America’s suffrage martyr. Great job, Martha. Bravo!