06 jun 24

Rebecca Blaine Harding Davis (24 jun 1831 – 29 sep 1910 | Washington PA – Mount Kisco NY) author, novelist, journalist

Elizabeth Sewall Alcott (24 jun 1835 – 14 mar 1858 | Boston MA – Concord MA) writer, literary figure, literary family member

Beatrice Tonnesen (24 jun 1871 – 12 may 1958 | Winneconne WI – Oshkosh WI) artist, inventor, photographer, Mars Ware sculpture innovator, developed process for silhouette photographs, pioneered use of live models in print advertising

Alma Bennett Morgan (24 jun 1877 – 05 apr 1960 | Monongalia WV – Morgantown WV) suffragist, temperance advocate, women’s rights activist, First Lady of West Virginia

[Edna] Marion Nicholl Rawson (24 jun 1878 – 04 dec 1956 | Plainfield NJ – Providence RI) artist, author, lecturer, illustrator

Agnes Nestor (24 jun 1884 – 28 dec 1948 | Grand Rapids MI – Chicago IL) politician, labor leader, social reformer, autobiographical author

Helen Lundeberg Feitelson (24 jun 1908 – 19 apr 1999 | Chicago IL – Los Angeles CA) Swedish-American painter

Helen Fisher Frye (24 jun 1918 – 26 nov 2014 | Danville KY – Danville KY) educator, civil rights activist, first Africa-American at Centre College, first African-American woman to receive Master of Arts in Library Science at University of Kentucky [obituary]

Carolyn Jean Spellman Shoemaker (24 jun 1929 – Gallup NM) astronomer, record-breaking comet discoverer

Hope Cooke (24 jun 1940 – San Francisco CA) author, lecturer, Queen Consort, aka Her Highness Hope La, the Gyalmo of Sikkim

Jeanne-Mance Delisle (24 jun 1941 – Barraute, Quebec) author, novelist, screenwriter

Michele Lee (24 jun 1942 – Los Angeles CA) singer, dancer, actress, director, producer

Kathryn Lasky (24 jun 1944 – Indianapolis IN) adult / children’s / young adult fiction / non-fiction author, aka E. L. Swann and Kathryn Lasky Knight

Linda Susanne Howarth Gottfredson (24 jun 1947 – San Francisco CA) author, professor, educational psychologist

Suzy Lake (24 jun 1947 – Detroit MI) artist, photographer, video maker, performance artist

Mercedes Ritchie Lackey (24 jun 1950 – Chicago IL) fantasy novelist, short story writer

Sandra Segal Ikuta (24 jun 1950 – Los Angeles CA) attorney, journalist, US federal judge

Anna Louizos (24 jun 1957 – Marysville CA) art director, scenic designer

Kathleen Colleen [Kathy] Troccoli (24 jun 1958 – Brooklyn NY) contemporary Christian singer, author, speaker

Mary Youngblood (24 jun 1958 – Kirkland WA) Aleut-Seminole, Native American flute player / composer, first female Flutist of the Year, first Native American woman Grammy Award recipient

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