10 oct 07

Ann Eliza Brainerd Smith (07 oct 1819 – 06 jan 1909 | St Albans VT – St Albans VT) poet, author, novelist, essayist

Abby Maria Hemenway (07 oct 1828 – 24 feb 1890 | Ludlow VT – Chicago IL) author, publisher, Vermont historian

Margaretta Kane Fox (07 oct 1833 – 08 mar 1893 | Consecon Ontario – New York NY) Canadian folk figure, spiritualist, Catholic convert

Mary Dana Hicks Prang (07 oct 1836 – 07 nov 1927 | Syracuse NY – Melrose MA) art educator, kindergarten pioneer, peace activist / reformer, Social Arts Club founder, received Masters from Harvard aged 85

Elizabeth McCourt Tabor (07 oct 1854 – 07 mar 1935 | Oshkosh WI – Leadville CO) aka Baby Doe, American folk figure, namesake of The Ballad of Baby Doe opera, aka Best Dressed Woman in the West

Martha McChesney Berry (07 oct 1865 – 27 feb 1942 | Jackson County AL – Atlanta GA) educator, Berry College founder, work-study education programs pioneer

May Ester Peterson (07 oct 1880 – 08 oct 1952 | Oshkosh WI – Austin TX) operatic soprano

Bernice Kelly Harris (07 oct 1891 – 13 sep 1973 | Wake County NC – Durham NC) author, teacher, theater director

Alice Dalgliesh (07 oct 1893 – 11 jun 1979 | Trinidad BWI – Woodbury CT) children’s book author / publisher, first president national Children’s Book Council

Helen Clark MacInnes (07 oct 1907 – 20 sep 1985 | Glasgow UK – New York NY) espionage mystery novelist

Elizabeth Ames Hall Janeway (07 oct 1913 – 15 jan 2005 |Brooklyn NY – Rye NY) critic, author, social analyst

June Allyson (07 oct 1917 – 08 jul 2006 | Bronx NY – Ojai CA) actress, memoirist, elder activist / advocate

Kathryn F. Clarenbach (07 oct 1920 – 04 mar 1994 | Sparta WI – Madison WI) activist, feminist, educator, NOW’s founding chairperson

Eleanor Zelliot (07 oct 1926 – 05 jun 2016 | Des Moines IA – Randolph MN) author, retired professor, Indian Untouchables / social movements specialist

Catharine Alice MacKinnon (07 oct 1946 – Minneapolis MN) author, scholar, activist, feminist, lawyer, professor

Diane Ackerman (07 oct 1948 – Waukegan IL) poet, author, naturalist

Nancy J. King (07 oct 1949 – Niagara Falls NY) lawyer, author, politician

Alice Louise Walton (07 oct 1949 – Newport AR) heiress, art collector, philanthropist

Mary Badham (07 oct 1952 – Birmingham AL) child actress, art restorer, college testing coordinator, tolerance / compassion activist / public speaker

Linda Pauline Griffiths (07 oct 1953 – 21 sep 2014 | Montreal, Quebec – Toronto, Ontario) actress, playwright

Gail Vittori (07 oct 1954 – Austin TX) author, sustainable designer / planner / demonstrator

Jo Linda Susenbach Kittinger (07 oct 1955 – Miami FL) speaker, children’s book author, newspaper writer

Katrina vanden Heuvel (07 oct 1959 – New York NY) liberal, progressive, non-fiction author, magazine editor / publisher

Jackie [Mac] MacMullan (07 oct 1960 – Manhasset NY) freelance newspaper columnist / sportswriter

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