09 sep 03 | Women.Born.Today

Prudence Crandall (03 sep 1803 – 28 jan 1890 | Hopkinton RI – Elk Falls KS) teacher, Quaker, girls’ school founder, civil rights activist / educator

Caroline Augusta White Soule (03 sep 1824 – 06 dec 1903 | Albany NY – Glasgow, Scotland) poet, editor, novelist, religious writer, Universalist minister

Eliza Wright Osborne (03 sep 1830 – 18 jul 1911 | Aurora NY – Auburn NY) writer, suffragist, women’s rights activist

Sarah Orne Jewett (03 sep 1849 – 24 jun 1909 | South Berwick ME – South Berwick ME) novelist, short story writer

Mary Parker Follett (03 sep 1868 – 18 dec 1933 | Quincy MA – Boston MA) author, social worker, philosopher, management consultant, pioneer in  organizational theory and behavior

Annie Elizabeth Delany (03 sep 1891 – 25 sep 1995 | Raleigh NC – Mount Vernon NY) author, dentist, memoirist

Sally Benson (03 sep 1897 – 19 jul 1972 | West Sweden Town WI – Woodland Hills CA) screenwriter, short fiction / autobiographical author

Thelma Ducoing Toole (03 sep 1901 – 17 aug 1984 | New Orleans LA – New Orleans LA) musician, music teacher, literary folk figure

Catherine [Kitty] Conn Carlisle Hart (03 sep 1910 – 17 apr 2007 | New Orleans LA – New York NY) singer, actress, arts spokeswoman, autobiographical author

Dorothy Leigh Maynor (03 sep 1910 – 19 feb 1996 | Norfolk VA – West Chester PA) soprano, concert singer, Harlem School of the Arts founder

Marguerite [Dixy] Lee Ray (03 sep 1914 – 02 jan 1994 | Tacoma WA – Fox Island WA) author, marine biologist, first female Governor of Washington State

Marguerite Higgins Hall (03 sep 1920 – 03 jan 1966 | Hong Kong, China – Washington DC) reporter, war correspondent, syndicated columnist, first female Pulitzer Prize winner for International Reporting

Ruth Orkin (03 sep 1921 – 16 jan 1985 | Boston MA – New York NY) filmmaker, photographer

Alison Lurie (03 sep 1926 – Chicago IL) novelist, academic, nonfiction writer, Pulitzer Prize laureate

Aliki Liacouras Brandenberg (03 sep 1929 – Wildwood Crest NJ) children’s book author / illustrator

Martha Ross Nilsson Edelheit (03 sep 1931 – New York NY) oil painter, filmmaker, theatrical artist, American living in Sweden

Ann Jones (03 sep 1937 – Eau Claire WI) novelist, educator, journalist, photographer, civil rights activist, non-fiction author

Masumi Hayashi (03 sep 1945 – 17 aug 2006 | Rivers AZ – Cleveland OH) artist, photographer, murder victim

Carol Lorraine Sutton (03 sep 1945 – Norfolk VA) painter, multi-disciplinary artist, American living in Toronto, Ontario

Kate White (03 sep 1951 – Glens Falls NY) writer, public speaker, magazine editor

Jeanie Akin Cunningham (03  sep 1956 – Los Angeles CA) writer, performer, composer, songwriter, producer, web host

Elisabeth Anne Lloyd (03 sep 1956 – Morristown NJ) author, academic, philosopher of biology

Sharon Tomiko Ito (03 sep 1960 – Sacramento CA) Japanese-American tv journalist / newscaster

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s