03 mar 03 | women.born.today

Isabel Weld Perkins Anderson (03 mar 1876 – 03 nov 1948 | Boston MA – Washington DC) poet, editor, heiress, travel writer, philanthropist, children’s author, WWI ARC nurse, aka Mrs Larz Anderson

Margaret Chase Going Woodhouse (03 mar 1890 – 12 dec 1984 | Victoria, British Columbia – Sprague CT) educator, politician, economics professor, founder / director Institute of Women’s Professional Relations

Grace Lumpkin (03 mar 1891 – 03 mar 1980 | Milledgeville GA – Columbia SC) feminist, public speaker, proletarian novelist, US communist, later in life anti-Communist Christian convert

Beatrice Wood (03 mar 1893 – 12 mar 1998 | San Francisco CA – Ojai CA) artist, potter, aka The Mama of Dada

Hanya Holm (03 mar 1893 – 03 nov 1992 | Worms, Germany – New York NY) dancer, choreographer, dance educator, one of the Big Four founders of American modern dance

Sarah Rector (03 mar 1902 – 22 jul 1967 | Taft, Oklahoma Indian Territory – Kansas City MO) land owner, businesswoman, African-American-Muscogee, aka Richest Colored Girl in the World

Isabel Bishop (03 mar 1902 – 19 feb 1988 | Cincinnati OH – Riverdale NY) painter, graphic artist

Katherine Cutler Ficken (03 mar 1911 – 14 oct 1968 | Rochester NY – Bethesda MD) architect, first licensed female architect in Maryland

Margaret Allison Bonds (03 mar 1913 – 26 apr 1972 | Chicago IL – Los Angeles CA) pianist, composer

Ethel Grodzins Romm (03 mar 1925 – Lowell MA) editor, author, journalist, former environmental technology company CEO

Caroline Lee Bouvier Radziwill (03 mar 1933 – Southampton NY) actress, interior decorator, former fashion designer public relations executive

Patricia [Patty] MacLachlan (03 mar 1938 – Cheyenne WY) children’s / young adult historical novelist, National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance board member

Mary Ellen Edmunds (03 mar 1940 – Los Angeles CA) nurse, author, public speaker, LDS Church member, foreign missionary, former director of LDS Missionary Training Center

Iris Rainer Dart (03 mar 1944 – Pittsburgh PA) author, lyricist, playwright

Linda Flower (03 mar 1944 – Wichita KS) essayist, collaborative author, composition theorist, professor of rhetoric, service learning specialist

Florence Quivar (03 mar 1944 – Philadelphia PA) operatic mezzo-soprano

Mary Tabor (03 mar 1946 – Baltimore MD) novelist, memoirist, professor, short fiction writer, radio show host

Susan Zirinsky (03 mar 1952 – New York NY) journalist, tv news producer, 48 Hours tv news program executive producer

Karole Armitage (03 mar 1954 – Madison WI) dancer, choreographer, opera director, aka the Punk Ballerina, artistic director of Armitage Gone! Dance company