07 jul 28

Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe (28 jul 1819 – 09 feb 1906 | Elizabeth NJ – New Jersey US) author, memoirist, schoolteacher, letter correspondent, pen name: Dame Shirley

Mary Osburn Adkinson (28 jul 1843 – 29 jun 1918 | Rush County OH –  New Orleans LA) pastor’s wife, temperance reformer, sewing / dressmaking university teacher

Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer (28 jul 1855 – 06 jan 1929 | New York NY – New York NY) feminist, art collector, suffragist, memoirist, philanthropist

Alice Duer Miller (28 jul 1874 – 22 aug 1942 | New York NY – New York NY) poet, novelist, screenplay writer

Lucy Burns (28 jul 1879 – 22 dec 1966 | Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn NY) suffragist, women’s rights activist, National Women’s Party co-founder

Aida de Acosta Root Breckinridge (28 jul 1884 – 26 may 1962 | Elberon NJ – Bedford NY) socialite, activist, first woman to fly dirigible aircraft solo, eye care advocate, first US eye bank founder / director

Grace Thurston Arnold Albee (28 jul 1890 – 26 jul 1985 | North Scituate RI – Barrington RI) printmaker, wood engraver, linocut artist

Sadie Rose Weilerstein (28 jul 1894 – 23 jun 1993 | Rochester NY – Rockville MD) Zionist, teacher, children’s author, environmentalist

Barbara La Marr (28 jul 1896 – 30 jan 1926 | Yakima WA – Altadena CA) screenwriter, cabaret artist, stage and film actress, pen name: Folly Lytell, born Reatha Dale Watson, aka The Girl Who Is Too Beautiful

Pola Nirenska (28 jul 1910 – 25 jul 1992 | Warsaw, Poland – Bethesda MD) Polish-American dancer, photographer, choreographer, dance teacher / dance company founder,  aka The Ruth Draper of Dance

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