11 nov 25 | Women.Born.Today

Carrie Amelia Moore (25 nov 1846 – 09 jun 1911 | Garrard KY – Leavenworth KS) author, speaker, newsletter publisher, radical temperance activist, aka Carrie Nation and Carry A. Nation

Mabel Gardiner Hubbard Bell (25 nov 1857 – 03 jan 1923 | Cambridge MA – Chevy Chase MD) deaf, educator, philanthropist, first president of Bell Telephone Company

Catherine Anselm Gleason (25 nov 1865 – 09 jan 1933 | Rochester NY – Rochester NY) suffragist, engineer, philanthropist, businesswoman, community planner / builder

Alice Ames Winter (25 nov 1865 – 05 may 1943 | Albany NY – Pasadena CA) novelist, clubwoman, nonfiction author, women’s rights activist / leader

Adelaide Hanscom Leeson (25 nov 1875 – 19 nov 1931 | Coos Bay OR – Pasadena CA) artist, designer, photographer, pioneering publisher [using photos as illustrations for literary works], published first edition of The Rubaiyat

Helen Hooven Santmyer (25 nov 1895 – 21 feb 1986 | Cincinnati OH – Xenia OH) poet, novelist, professor

Helen Gahagan Douglas (25 nov 1900 – 28 jun 1980 | Boonton NJ – New York NY) author, actress, politician, women’s rights advocate, third woman and first Democratic woman elected to Congress from California

Ann Rosener (25 nov 1914 – 19 may 2012 | San Francisco CA – Menlo Park CA) editor, author, publisher, fashion photographer, WWII American homefront photojournalist, Stanford University exhibition catalogue designer

Margaret Frances [Peg] Lynch (25 nov 1916 – 24 jul 2015 | Lincoln NE – Becket MA) memoirist, radio / tv scriptwriter / sitcom creator, one of first US women to single-handedly own, write, and star in her own comedy series

Claire Mintzer Fagin (25 nov 1926 – New York NY) nurse, author, academic, educator, consultant

Anne Nicol Gaylor (25 nov 1926 – 14 jun 2015 | Tomah WI – Fitchburg WI) atheist, author, Freedom from Religion co-founder, abortion / reproductive rights advocate

Ella Leffland (25 nov 1931 – Martinez CA) novelist, short fiction writer

Trisha Brown (25 nov 1936 – Aberdeen WA) artist (drawing), post-modernist dancer, choreographer

Julie Smith (25 nov 1944 – Annapolis MD) mystery novelist / short fiction writer

Gail Collins (25 nov 1945 – Cincinnati OH) author, journalist, op-ed columnist, political commentary blogger

Christine Lund[stedt] (25 nov 1946 – Sweden) Swedish-American former tv news anchor, broadcast journalist

Charlaine Harris (25 nov 1951 – Tunica MS) editor, mystery novelist, short fiction writer

Sharon Labchuck (25 nov 1952 – Trenton, Ontario) politician, political organizer, environmental activist, first leader of the Green Party of Prince Edward Island

Alix M. Freedman (25 nov 1957 – New York NY) journalist, ethics editor, awarded Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Naomi Oreskes (25 nov 1958 – US) author, essayist, professor, science historian, geophysics / climate change / global warming researcher

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