11 nov 07 | Women.Born.Today

Ann Eliza Worcester Robertson (07 nov 1826 – 19 nov 1905 | Brainerd TN – Muskogee OK) author, editor, teacher, missionary, translator, Muscogee / English linguistics scholar

Charlotte Mignon [Lotta] Crabtree (07 nov 1847 – 25 sep 1924 | New York NY – Boston MA) actress, comedian, entertainer, philanthropist, aka Nation’s Darling

Leonora Speyer (07 nov 1872 – 10 feb 1956 | Washington DC – New York NY) poet, violinist, aka Lady Speyer, awarded Pulitzer Prize in Poetry (1927)

Eleanor Hague (07 nov 1875 – 25 dec 1954 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) author, folklorist, Southwest US / Latin American music expert

Eliza Middleton Coxe Young (07 nov 1875 – 12 apr 1950 | Philadelphia PA – Radnor PA) artist, painter

Lottie Holman O’Neill (07  nov 1878 – 17 feb 1967 | Barry IL – Downers Grove IL) Illinois State Representative, equal voting rights activist / advocate

Eleanor Josephine [Cissy] Medill Patterson (07 nov 1884 – 24 jul 1948 | Chicago IL  – Marlboro MD) journalist, newspaper owner / editor, first female publisher of US major daily newspaper

Sara Sherman Wiborg Murphy (07 nov 1886 – 10 oct 1975 | Cincinnati OH – Arlington VA) socialite, artist’s model, patron of arts, literary folk figure

Margaret Kernochan Leech (07 nov 1893 – 24 feb 1974 | Newburgh NY – New York NY) author, aka Margaret Pulitzer, novelist, historian, biographer, first woman awarded Pulitzer Prize in History

Viola Spolin (07 nov 1906 – 22 nov 1994 | Chicago IL – Los Angeles CA) author, educator, acting coach, theatre academic, children’s acting therapy advocate

Ruby Hurley (07 nov 1909 – 09 aug 1980 | Washington DC – Atlanta GA)  teacher, civil rights activist, aka The Queen of Civil Rights

Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook (07 nov 1913 – 23 feb 2009 | Hamilton, Ontario – Hamilton, Ontario) medal designer, portrait sculptor, liturgical artist, co-founded Canadian Portrait Academy and Canadian Group of Art Medalists

Maycie Copeland Herrington (07 nov 1918 – Raleigh NC) African-American, social worker, black history conservator, community volunteer, WWII Red Cross worker, Tuskegee Airmen history preservationist

Elizabeth Pepper DaCosta (07 nov 1923 – 14 jul 2005 | Providence RI – Newport RI) writer, editor, graphic designed, edited / published The Witches’ Almanac

Barbara Mayer Wertheimer (07 nov 1926 – 23 sep 1983 | New York NY – Lakeville CT) author, historian, US labor / gender specialist

Beverly Dahlen (07 nov 1934 – Portland OR) poet, co-founded feminist poetics newsletter (HOW)ever

Mary Rene Daheim (07 nov 1937 – Seattle WA) romance / mystery novelist

Barbara Jane Huberman Liskov (07 nov 1939 – Los Angeles CA) author, MIT professor, computer scientist, programming designer / researcher / developer

Mary O’Neill (07 nov 1941 – Toronto, Ontario) educator, Canadian politician

Roberta Joan [Joni] Anderson Mitchell (07 nov 1943 – Fort Macleod, Alberta) painter, guitarist, singer-songwriter

Beverly Adams (07 nov 1945 – Edmonton, Alberta) author, actress

Chrystos Lieve Snellings (07 nov 1946 – San Francisco CA) Menominee poet, Native American rights activist, lesbian / two-spirit writer

Rebecca Eaton (07 nov 1947 – Boston MA) editor, author, tv / film producer, PBS Masterpiece executive producer

Kathryn Frost (07 nov 1948 – 18 aug 2006 | Latta SC – Latta SC) Major General US Army-Air Force Exchange Service, at retirement, highest ranking US Army female officer

Judith Beatrice [Judi] Bari (07 nov 1949 – 02 mar 1997 | Silver Spring MD – near Willits CA) author, Earth First! organizer, labor / social justice / environmental activist

Alexa Irene Canady (07 nov 1950 – Lansing MI) educator, researcher, retired pediatric neurosurgeon, first female / first African-American neurosurgeon

Karen J. Mathis (07 nov 1950 – Providence RI) lawyer, former President of ABA (American Bar Association), former CEO / President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Anna Theresa Cascio (07 nov 1955 – US) playwright, tv soap opera screenwriter

Agnès Maltais (07 nov 1956 – Sault-au-Mouton, Quebec) politician, feminist, theatre activist, first openly lesbian member of Canadian National Assembly

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