05 may 15

Susan Barber Lloyd Jones (15 may 1832 – 26 oct 1911 | Rome NY – Madison WI)  author, speaker, activist, hymnist, Unitarian, clubwoman, women’s ministerial activist

Mary Colman Wheeler (15 may 1846 – 10 mar 1920 | Concord MA – Providence RI) American artist, women’s art teacher, founder / first head Wheeler School

Emily Clare Jordan Folger (15 may 1858 – 21 feb 1936 | Ironton OH – Glen Cove, Long Island NY ) scholar, philanthropist, Folger Shakespeare Library co-founder

Ellen Axson Wilson (15 may 1860 – 06 aug 1914 | Savannah GA – Washington DC) painter, sketch artist, US First Lady

Annie Fellows Johnston (15 may 1863 – 5 oct 1931 | Evansville IN – Pewee Valley KY) children’s serial novelist

Floride Isabella Lee Calhoun (15 may 1870 – 4 jun 1935 | New York NY – Atlanta GA) poet, musician

Anna Whelan Betts (15 may 1875 – 06 feb 1959 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) artist, teacher, illustrator

Katherine Anne Porter (15 may 1890 – 18 sep 1980 | Indian Creek TX – Silver Spring MD) poet, novelist, essayist, journalist, political activist, née Callie Russell Porter

Consuelo Kanaga (15 may 1894 – 28 feb 1978 | Astoria OR – Yorktown Heights NY) writer, photographer

Marcella Bannett Rabwin (15 may 1908 – 25 dec 1998 | Richmond VA – New York NY) memoirist, dressmaker, executive assistant

Catherine Shipe East (15 may 1916 – 17 aug 1996 | Barboursville WV – Ithaca NY) feminist, researcher, women’s rights activist, aka The Midwife to the Women’s Movement

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