07 jul 08

Maria White Lowell (08 jul 1821 – 27 oct 1853 | Watertown MA – Cambridge MA) poet, reformer, abolitionist, temperance activist, women’s rights advocate, letter correspondent

Martha [Mittie] Stewart Bulloch Roosevelt (08 jul 1835 – 14 feb 1884 | Hartford CT – New York NY) US Presidential mother, political family member

Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln (08 jul 1844 – 2 dec 1921 | South Attleboro MA – Boston MA) cooking teacher, cookbook author, domestic science pioneer, aka Mrs. D. A. Lincoln

Ella Reeve Bloor (08 jul 1862 – 10 aug 1951 | Staten Island NY – Richlandtown PA) social reformer, political activist, children’s book writer, autobiographical author, aka Mother Bloor

Lucile Wilma Van Slyck (08 jul 1898 – 28 jun 1982 | Cincinnati OH – Kalispell MT [?]) American landscape artist

Barbara Morgan (08 jul 1900 – 17 aug 1992 | Buffalo NY – North Tarrytown NY) photographer, book designer, light drawing artist

Gwendolyn Bennetta Bennett (8 jul 1902 -30 may 1981 | Giddings TX – West Reading PA) poet, short story writer, cultural commentator

Sarah Newcomb McClendon (08 jul 1910 – 08 jan 2003 | Tyler TX – Washington DC) journalist, memoirist, political reporter

Elizabeth Koenigsberger Bing (08 jul 1914 – 15 may 2015 | Berlin, Germany – New York NY) author, childbirth educator, aka Mother of Lamaze [obituary]

Sarah [Sally] Pillsbury Harkness (08 jul 1914 – 22 may 2013 | Swapscott MA – Lexington MA) author, architect, co-founded The Architects Collaborative

Jean Rouverol (08 jul 1916 – St Louis MO) author, actress, memoirist, biographer, screenwriter

Rosemarie Beck (08 jul 1923 – 151 jul 2003 | Westchester NY – New York NY) artist, arts professor, Figurative Abstract painter

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (08 jul 1926 – 24 aug 2004 | Zurich, Switzerland – Scottsdale AZ) author, psychiatrist, expert on stages of grief

Pat Adams (08 jul 1928 – Stockton CA) painter, printmaker

Shirley Ann Grau (08 jul 1929 – New Orleans LA) novelist, short story writer

Julia May Porter Carson (08 jul 1938 – 15 dec 2007 | Louisville KY – Indianapolis IN) politician, opposed war, civil rights activist, second black woman elected to Congress from Indiana

Sonia Gutierrez (08 jul 1939 – Santurce, Puerto Rico) American author, educator, Hispanic rights activist, advocate / counselor for adult students

Clara Sue Kidwell (08 jul 1941 – Tahlequah OK) author, scholar, historian, feminist, Choctaw / White Earth Chippewa, American Indian academic studies innovator / authority

Janet Templeton Sheen Estevez (08 jul 1944 – Dayton OH) actress, producer, film family matriarch

Cynthia Kathleen Gregory (08 jul 1946 – Los Angeles CA) artist, author, prima ballerina, children’s book writer

Janice Kent (08 jul 1947 – Plainfield NJ) actress, director, life coach

Ruby Sales (08 jul 1948 – Jemison AL) African-American, social / civil rights activist, SpiritHouse Project founder / director

Amy Greenfield (08 jul 1950 – Boston MA) author, filmmaker, cine-dance genre originator, pioneering experimental film / video artist

Anjelica Huston (08 jul 1951 – Santa Monica CA) author, actress

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