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Susan Elizabeth Blow (07 jun 1843 – 27 mar 1916 | St Louis MO – New York NY) author, educator, kindergarten founder, children’s education activist, aka The Mother of American Kindergarten

Jeannette Leonard Gilder (07 jun 1849 – 17 jan 1916 | Flushing NY – New York NY) author, essayist, journalist, memoirist

Dolores Jiménez y Muro (07 jun 1850 – 15 oct 1925 | Aquascalientes, Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico) author, editor, educator, essayist, journal / newspaper publisher, radical revolutionary activist

Alice Moore Hubbard (07 jun 1861 – 07 may 1915 | Wales NY – Lusitania, Atlantic Ocean) writer, feminist, original Roycrofter

Alice Van Vechten Brown (07 jun 1862 – 16 oct 1969 | Hanover NH – Middletown NJ) author, art educator, art historian, created first US courses in museum training (1911) and modern art (1927)

Alice Nielsen (07 jun 1872 – 08 mar 1943 | Nashville TN – Far Rockaway NY) operatic lyric soprano

Carmela Anna Ponselle (07 jun 1887 – 13 jun 1977 | Schenectady NY – New York NY) operatic mezzo-soprano

Vivien Kellems (07 jun 1896 – 25 jan 1975 | Des Moines IA – Brentwood CA) memoirist, tax resister, industrialist, social / political activist

Dorothy Marian Kiora Blanchard Hammerstein (07 jun 1899 – 03 aug 1987 | Launceston, Tasmania – Manhattan NY) interior decorator / designer [obituary]

Virginia Apgar (07 jun 1909 – 07 aug 1974 | Westfield NJ – New York NY) author, physician, developed Apgar test for newborn infants

Virginia Lee Burton (07 jun 1909 – 15 oct 1968 Newton Centre MA – Boston MA) children’s book author / illustrator

Elinor Marineau Coyle (07 jun 1909 – 21 aug 1997 | Marinette WI – St Louis MO) author, historian, photographer

Margaret Anchoretta Ormsby (07 jun 1909 – 02 nov 1996 | Quesnel, Canada – Vernon, Canada) author, historian, British Columbia history specialist

Marion Post Wolcott (07 jun 1910 – 24 nov 1990 | Montclair NJ – Santa Barbara CA) photographer, photojournalist

Gwendolyn Brooks (07 jun 1917 – 03 dec 2000 | Topeka KS – Chicago IL) poet, Pulitzer Prize laureate

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