09 sep 19 | Women.Born.Today

Rosetta Sherwood Hall (19 sep 1865 – 05 apr 1951 | Liberty NY – Ocean Grove NJ) author, doctor, educator, missionary, mission school founder

Nellie Augusta Knopf (19 sep 1875 – 30 apr 1962 | Chicago IL – Lansing MI) landscape painter

Vera Charlotte Scott Cushman (19 sep 1876 – 01 feb 1946 | Ottawa IL – Savannah GA) social worker, YWCA pioneer, WWI soldier support activist

Mabel Vernon (19 sep 1883 – 02 sep 1975 | Wilmington DE – Washington DC) pacifist, suffragist, national suffragist leader

Sarah Louise Delany (19 sep 1889 – 25 jan 1999 | Lynch Station VA – Mount Vernon NY) author, teacher, memoirist

Rachel Lyman Field (19 sep 1894 – 15 mar 1942 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) poet, novelist, children’s fiction author

Jane Marion Oppenheimer (19 sep 1911 – 19 mar 1996 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) author, embryologist, science historian, Philadelphia Orchestra patron

Frances Elena Farmer (19 sep 1913 – 01 aug 1970 | Seattle WA – Indianapolis IN) stage / film actress, victim of involuntary lobotomy, subject of books / movies, autobiographical author

Dorothy Bridges (19 sep 1915 – 16 feb 2009 | Worcester MA – Los Angeles CA) poet, actress, acting family matriarch

Blanche Thebom (19 sep 1915 – 23 mar 2010 | Monessen PA – San Francisco CA) operatic mezzo-soprano

Hilda Auerbach Morley (19 sep 1916 – 23 mar 1998 | New York NY – Sag Harbor NY) Black Mountain poet

Isabelle Fiske Calhoun (19 sep 1919 – 28 apr 2014 | Tucson AZ – White River Junction VT) artist, WWII cartoonist, co-founder Rochester (VT) Quarry Hill Creative Center

Yvonne Mounsey (19 sep 1919 – 29 sep 2012 | Pretoria, South Africa – Los Angeles CA) ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet company founder

Rose Lopes-Dias Van Thyn (19 sep 1921 – 27 jun 2010 | Amsterdam, Netherlands – Shreveport LA) poet, seamstress, Auschwitz survivor, Holocaust educator

Kathie Browne McGavin (19 sep 1939 – 08 apr 2003 | San Luis Obispo CA – Beverly Hills CA) writer, actress, producer

Sherry Beth Ortner (19 sep 1941 – Newark NJ) author, professor, cultural anthropologist, practice theory proponent

Donna Henes (19 sep 1945 – Cleveland OH) ritual expert, urban shaman, workshop leader, ceremonial artist, speaker / consultant, aka Mama Donna

Nancy Pickard (19 sep 1945 – Kansas City MO) journalist, serial mystery novelist, short story writer, non-fiction author

Fredda Blanchard-Fields (19 sep 1948 – 03 aug 2010 | Santa Monica CA – Atlanta GA) author, gerontologist, adult development researcher

Joan Elise Lunden (19 sep 1950 – Fair Oaks CA) author, journalist, tv talk show host

Laurie R. King (19 sep 1952 – Oakland CA) novelist, serial detective fiction author, pen name: Leigh Richards

Wilma Kucharek (19 sep 1954 – Johnson City NY) author, American Slovak Zion Synod bishop

Janet Perlman (19 sep 1954 – Montreal, Quebec) animator / filmmaker, children’s book author / illustrator

Rebecca Blank (19 sep 1955 – Columbia MO) essayist, non-fiction author, university chancellor, labor / low-income / commerce relations expert

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