Reminder about Kearns book, “An Unfinished Revolution”

Book was released by SUNY Press in June 2021. By Marguerite Kearns, the work is about the early women’s rights movement and how it impacted four generations in her family.
“Four Generations” highlights Marguerite Kearns holding a 1921 photo of her mother Wilma (far right), her grandmother Edna (center), and her step great-great-grandmother Mary Ann, (far left).

Happy August 26th (Women’s Equality Day)

Celebrate August 26th by signing the petition. We’re supporting making August 26th a national observance as a Partner of the National Women’s History Alliance.

HAVE YOU SIGNED THE PETITION IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR AUGUST 26th?

Link to:

https://www.change.org/DemandADayForWomen

US citizens have been celebrating Women’s Equality Day for decades. Courtesy: National Women’s History Alliance.

Edna Kearns & Serena Kearns picketed the White House in 1917. . .Video, events!

Suffrage activist Edna Kearns is one of the women to be honored in the luncheon program for the National Women’s History Alliance on Saturday, August 21, 2021—”Valiant Women of the Vote.” 1-2:30 p.m. EST. In person or streaming. Get streaming ticket at National Women’s History Alliance.

Book about suffragist Edna Kearns and her family of activists determined to pass the torch of freedom to future generations. Published by SUNY Press, 2021. See book web site: Unfinished-Revolution.com
Celebrate August 26th, Women’s Equality Day, with this video about Edna and Serena Kearns picketing the White House in 1917.

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, and the 1913 first journey of Spirit of 1776 wagon !

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.

The trip that launched the more than 100 year history of the Spirit of 1776 suffrage wagon. Celebrate August 26th, Women’s Equality Day!

Review of book from SUNY Press features Edna Kearns & her activist family

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”

It’s August and Women’s Equality Day is featured. Celebrate! This video gives some of the background of the Spirit of 1776 suffrage wagon!
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Unfinished-Revolution.com is the book platform for Marguerite Kearns: An Unfinished Revolution. SUNY Press (State University of New York). 2021.

Remembering all the family stories has been uphill for Marguerite Kearns…

The book from SUNY Press is published and the story is being shared by Marguerite Kearns in her work, An Unfinished Revolution: Edna Buckman Kearns and the Struggle for Women’s Rights.

Marguerite’s book, An Unfinished Revolution, can be purchased from the store at the National Women’s History Alliance.

https://shop.nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/edna-buckman-kearns-and-the-struggle-for-womens-rights-an-unfinished-revolution-p6358.aspx

Book readings & plus edition available at bkwrks.com for July 28th zoom reading

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.

When my grandfather Wilmer told me the love story, at age ten I was paying attention. Granddaddy was my “go to” place to find out about my grandmother Edna who died before my birth. Find out about the Spirit of 1776 wagon, now in the collection of the New York State Museum in Albany, NY. My grandmother Edna used the wagon in suffrage storytelling.
Unfinished-Revolution.com has been publishing since 2020.

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.

There’s more than one definition of Spirit of ’76—See SuffrageWagon.org

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:

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