The US suffrage martyr, Inez Milholland, has been championed by her family members and others to the point where her name is now recognizable to larger parts of the American public and around the world. Her family members, descendants and many friends have made sure memorabilia, primary documents, photographs of Inez, and more, have been saved and stored in university and related repositories.
During the years leading up to the 2020 centennial observance, a database of suffrage activists has been assembled, conferences have been held, special interest groups formed, articles written about individuals and organizations, suffrage events, and more. Family members and descendants have been working behind the scenes to inspire observances and special events. Inez Milholland has been the recipient of this kind of attention.
SONG ABOUT INEZ MILHOLLAND, RELEASED BY LINDA ALLEN
“If You Had Seen Inez” is a musical tribute to suffrage martyr Inez Milholland.
To review this and other suffrage related songs, go to www.lindasongs.com/suffrage. There, you can listen to Failure Is Impossible, a collection of traditional suffrage songs, and Here’s to the Women!, recently composed songs about the early women’s rights movement. Purchase digital downloads of any of the songs, or hard copies of Here’s to the Women! If you need .wav files of either collection, email Linda about digital transfer.
Here’s to the Women features a variety of personalities and movers and shakers: On “Emma and May” learn about two very different activists— “If You Had Seen Inez” is a tribute to Inez Milholland. In “Night of Terror” there’s the drama of the jailing of activists at Occoquan Workhouse. “Bubble and Squeak” honors movement cookbooks. Call 360-920-7533 for more information.
Inez Milholland has been championed by her family members and others to the point where her name is now recognizable to larger segments of the American mainstream. Her family members, descendants and many friends have made sure memorabilia, primary documents, photographs of Inez, and more, have been lovingly saved and stored in university and related repositories.
“THE SUFFRAGIST” HONORS INEZ IN A THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE
On August 14, 2020 the cast of “The Suffragist” held an online discussion of the challenges associated with preparing for a theatrical presentation during the pandemic emergency. The one hour program included a performance of a song dedicated to Inez Milholland. It was dramatic and memorable.
NUMEROUS ADVANCES MADE IN YEARS LEADING UP TO 2020 CENTENNIAL
During the years leading up to the 2020, a comprehensive database of suffrage activists has been assembled, conferences have been held, special interest groups formed, articles written about individuals and organizations, special suffrage events, and more. Family members and descendants have been working behind the scenes to inspire observances and special events. Inez Milholland has been an important recipient of this kind of attention.
There is Inez at the top left in the first row. You can register to honor Inez by your participation. Find out more and register at SuffragetteCity100.com. The photos and content are from the web site that has been publishing terrific weekly updates on the voting rights activists and their organizations. If you’re not signed up for the weekly blasts, do so. It’s an easy and quick way to stay up to date.
Inez Milholland would have supported nonviolent training. Here’s an opportunity to take advantage of NOW.
Stay up to date with those determined to imagine Inez Milholland, the US suffrage martyr, inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Information about Inez Milholland available on InezMilhollandCentennial.com, as well as this blog. Details about the 15-minute film on Milholland produced by Wild West Women.
The word about Inez Milholland is getting around. Another web platform featuring the early women’s rights movement has joined the increasing number of individuals and organizations anxious that Milholland’s story reaches more of the US public.
Inez Milholland will be featured in many venues during 2020. She will have a presence at the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial that will open on August 26, 2020 in Lorton, Virginia. The planning and fundraising for this new memorial has been underway for years. Contributions are welcome for this final phase of preparing the location to feature this extraordinary accomplishment of a memorial for votes for women.
If you have news about Inez Milholland, please get in touch with us. Planning is underway across the country to make Inez a featured activist at programs linked to Women’s History Month and during late August. Follow this blog at: InezMilholland.wordpress.com