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We have been spreading the word about the Kearns family, voting rights and suffrage activists since 2000.
An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights by Marguerite Kearns was released by SUNY Press (State University of New York) on June 1, 2021.
SOJOURNER TRUTH“s life featured in “An Unfinished Revolution” by Marguerite Kearns. The library at SUNY New Paltz is named after Sojourner Truth as well.
See page 248, or Chapter 32.
There are two statues of Sojourner Truth in Ulster County of the Hudson Valley of New York State. One is of her as a child, dedicated in 2013, located in Port Ewen. The other is a seven foot statue close to the Walkway Over the Hudson River dedicated in 2020.
Taos News book reviewer Amy Boaz says—
“…a moving, vivid tale of early activism for voting rights”
“Edna and Wilmer Kearns were the ‘new woman’ and ‘new man’ of a generation defying gender stereotypes, and their marriage formed a remarkable egalitarian meeting of the heart”
“… fascinating archival photographs”
Unfinished-Revolution.com is the book platform for Marguerite Kearns: An Unfinished Revolution. SUNY Press (State University of New York). 2021.
July 24, 2021. Live one-hour interview with host Carol Boss and Marguerite Kearns on KUNM public radio, “Women’s Focus.” 12-1 p.m. Mountain Time. You can listen online at kunm.org/programs/womens-focus
July 28, 2021. Free zoom reading of book at Bookworks, 6 p.m. Mountain Time. See ad below for registration.
Also, you can purchase the book, An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights at their bookstore. You can also order a copy through Bookworks, the independent bookstore in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights has been released by SUNY Press (State University of New York) in 2021. It’s an example of passing the torch from one generation to another.
We believe in SISTERHOOD and sharing the burden of achieving equality by way of the diversity of activists working for freedom and equality.
Stay up to date with the exhibition of the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon at the New York State Museum. Visit SuffrageWagon.org for updates, publishing since 2009.
SuffrageCentennials.com (publishing since 2013) emphasizes that suffrage or voting rights concerns us.
Follow the exhibition plans for the Spirit of ’76 suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns and others in New York City and Long Island during 1913. It is part of the “Passing the Torch” campaign to spread the word of the book published by SUNY Press (State University of New York) in 2021. The work highlights the wagon history. Check with SuffrageWagon.org for news of when the suffrage wagon will be on exhibit next.
The Spirit of 1776 is a suffrage campaign wagon used by Edna Buckman Kearns and other voting rights activists. It has been on exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York since 2017. This past week the wagon artifact was returned to the museum warehouse for a rest from so much light. It will be exhibited again in the future.
Find out about the reading by Marguerite Kearns on July 28, 2021 at Bookworks, 6 p,m, Mountain Time. Admission is free. Sign up at: