07 jul 07

Miriam Coles Harris (07 jul 1834 – 23 jan 1925 | Dosoris NY – Pau, France) novelist, children’s story writer, devotional book author

Maria Howard Weeden (07 jul 1846 – 12 apr 1905 | Huntsville AL – Huntsville AL) poet, artist, author

Lillien Jane Martin (07 jul 1851 – 26 mar 1923 | Olean NY – San Francisco CA) author, psychologist, anti-ageism / -sexism activist

Nettie Maria Stevens (07 jul 1861 – 04 may 1912 | Cavendish VT – Baltimore MD) author, geneticist, XY-chromosome sex-determination co-discoverer

Charlotte Anita Whitney (07 jul 1867 – 04 feb 1955 | San Francisco CA – San Francisco CA) suffragist, political activist, women’s rights activist, early Communist Party USA organizer

Elsie Binger Naumberg (07 jul 1880 – 25 nov 1953 | New York NY – New York NY) author, ornithologist

Beatrice Fox Auerbach (07 jul 1887 – 29 nov 1968 | Hartford CT – Hartford CT) innovative merchandiser, civic-minded philanthropist

Ava Alice Muriel Astor  (07 jul 1902 – 19 jul 1956 | New York NY – New York NY) patron of arts

Helene Johnson (07 jul 1906 – 06 jul 1995 | Boston MA – New York NY) African-American, Harlem Renaissance poet

Harriette Arnow (07 jul 1908 – 22 mar 1986 | Bronston KY – Ann Arbor MI) teacher, novelist

Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander (07 jul 1915 – 30 nov 1998 | Birmingham AL – Chicago IL) poet, author, professor

Madelyn Bersin Tripp (07 jul 1920 – 18 jun 2014 | Philadelphia PA – Bryn Mawr PA) editor, author, florist, educator, gallerist, gift shop owner, women’s rights activist, women’s studies / history curriculum creator / innovator [obit]

Virgnia Baker Palance (07 jul 1922 – 01 jan 2003 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) actress, producer

Josephine Clay Ford (07 jul 1923 – 01 jun 2005 | Dearborn MI – Dearborn MI) philanthropist, patron of creative arts / cancer research

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