03 mar 01 | women.born.today

Lillian M. N. Ames Stevens (01 mar 1844 – 06 apr 1914 | Dover-Foxcroft ME – Portland ME) philanthropist, humanitarian, community activist, women’s right advocate, founder / president Maine WCTU and president of US National WCTU (Women’s Christian Temperance Union)

Mary Ella Waller (01 mar 1855 – 14 jun 1938 | Boston MA – Wellesley MA) poet, novelist, essayist, translator, short story writer

Virginia E. Walker Broughton (01 mar 1856 – 21 sep 1934 | Nashville TN – Memphis TN) African-American author, teacher, essayist, preacher, religious scholar, Baptist missionary

Katharine Elizabeth Dopp (01 mar 1863 – 14 may 1944 | Belmont WI – Chicago IL) teacher, educational activist, children / young adult textbooks author in science, anthropology, and economics

Bertha Haven Putnam (01 mar 1872 – 26 feb 1960 | New York NY – South Hadley MA) author, historian, professor

Mary Elizabeth Price (01 mar 1877 – 19 feb 1965 | Martinsburg WV – Trenton NJ) American Impressionist painter

Ida Moore (01 mar 1882 – 26 sep 1964 | Altoona KS – Los Angeles CA) actress, children’s book author

Elizabeth Hollister Frost (01 mar 1887 – 09 apr 1958 | Rochester NY – Rochester NY) poet, novelist

Marguerite Young Alexander (01 mar 1889 – 03 dec 1954 | Springfield IL – Chicago IL) co-founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, student of classical and romance languages

Theresa Ferber Bernstein (01 mar 1890 – 12 feb 2002 | Kraków, Poland – Manhattan NY) author, artist, painter

Elsie Whitaker Martinez (01 mar 1890 – 31 jan 1984 | Manitoba, Canada – San Francisco CA) artist, oral history storyteller, aka The Blessed Damozel

Mercedes de Acosta (01 mar 1896 – 09 may 1968 | New York NY – New York NY) poet, novelist, playwright

Isa Frank Gropius (01 mar 1897 – 09 jun 1983 | Wiesbaden, Germany – Lexington MA) German-American editor, author, designer, photographer, aka Mrs Bauhaus

Sara Powell Haardt (01 mar 1898 – 31 may 1935 | Montgomery AL – Baltimore MD) novelist, professor, suffragist, screenwriter, short story author, women’s rights activist

Janet Williams Cochrane (01 mar 1912 – 06 dec 1994 | Fisher Bay, Manitoba – Winnipeg, Manitoba) social / community activist, co-founded Indian and Métis Friendship Centre and First Nation Senior’s Housing Complex

Virginia Faulkner (01 mar 1913 – 01 sep 1980 | Lincoln NE – Lincoln NE) editor, author

Alice Louise Judd Simpich (01 mar 1918 – 21 jan 2006 | Honolulu HI – Honolulu HI) sculptor

Catharine [Kitty] McClellan (01 mar 1921 – 03 mar 2009 | York UK – Peterborough NH ) author, anthropologist

Lucine [Amara] Armaganian (01 mar 1924 – Hartford CT) operatic soprano, artistic director, master class teacher

Monique Bégin (01 mar 1936 – Rome, Italy) Canadian academic, sociologist, former politician, professor emerita, first joint Ottawa-Carleton Chair of Women’s Studies

Arlene Blum (01 mar 1945 – Davenport IA) writer, mountaineer, environmental health scientist

Marilyn Price-Mitchell (01 mar 1949 – Detroit MI ) author, columnist, psychologist, youth development expert, National ParentNet Association co-founder

Wendy Wilkins (01 mar 1949 – US) author, academic, linguist, language researcher

Deborah Byrd (01 mar 1951 – San Antonio TX) science journalist, astronomy radio series co-host / producer

Nevada Barr (01 mar 1952 – Yerington NV) author, mystery novelist

Joyce Brabner (01 mar 1952 – US) graphic novelist, political comics artist / author

Deborah [Debbie] Van Kiekebelt (01 mar 1954 – Kitchener, Ontario) former pentathalon athlete, sports broadcaster, first Canadian female sports broadcaster

Mary Jo Bole (01 mar 1956 – Cleveland OH) sculptor, professor, printmaker, artist-bookmaker

Laura Anne Karpman (01 mar 1959 – Los Angeles CA) writer, contemporary composer for tv, film, theater, concert hall, video games

Laura Ann Jacobs (01 mar 1960 – Baltimore MD) sculptor, mixed media artist