07 jul 26

Lucy Newhall Danforth Colman (26 jul 1817 – 18 jan 1906 | Sturbridge MA – Syracuse NY) author, teacher, columnist, abolitionist, Freethought writer, women’s rights activist

Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer (26 jul 1822 – 04 jan 1904 | London, England – Baltimore MD) writer, historian, translator

Abigail May Alcott Nieriker (26 jul 1840 – 29 dec 1879 | Concord MA – Paris, Francs) artist, art teacher, literary family folk figure

Tatzumbie DuPea (26 jul 1849 – 26 feb 1970 | Lone Pine CA – Los Angeles CA) [yes, 121 years] Piute writer / actress / activist / spokesperson

Ella Alexander Boole (26 jul 1858 – 13 mar 1952 | Van Wert OH – Brooklyn NY) author, social reformer, temperance leader

Edna Henry Turpin (26 jul 1867 – 07 jun 1952 | Mecklenburg VA – Richmond VA) author, novelist, poetry / fiction / non-fiction editor

Maria Fearing (26 jul 1868 – 1918 | Gainesville AL – Sumter AL) freed slave, educator, missionary

Donaldina Mackenzie Cameron (26 jul 1869 – 04 jan 1968 | New Zealand – Palo Alto CA) social activist, Presbyterian missionary, Chinese immigrant women’s worker / rescuer / educator, aka The Angry Angel of Chinatown

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen (26 jul 1895 – 27 aug 1964 | San Francisco CA – Los Angeles CA) author, radio / tv actress, comedienne, aka Gracie Allen

Nan Wood Graham (26 jul 1899 – 14 dec 1990 | Anamosa IA – Menlo Park CA) memoirist, folk figure, artist’s model, art historian, American Gothic icon [obituary]

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