06 jun 15 | women.born.today

Adah Isaacs Menken (15 Jun 1835 – 10 Aug 1868 | New Orleans LA – Paris, France) poet, painter, actress, journalist, née Dolores Adios Fuertes

Malvina Hoffman (15 Jun 1855 – 10 Jul 1966 | New York NY – New York NY) author, sculptor, memoirist, WWII Red Cross activist

Ernestine Rössler Schumann-Heink (15 Jun 1861 – 17 Nov 1936 | Liebe, Bohemia – Hollywood CA) operatic contralto, historical preservationist, WWII US supporter / fundraiser / entertainer

Grace Hall Hemingway (15 Jun 1872 – 28 Jun 1951 | Chicago IL – Oak Park IL) painter, opera singer, music teacher, mother of author Ernest Hemingway

Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter (15 Jun 1876 – 26 Apr 1963 | Towanda PA – Princeton NJ) author, translator of Thomas Mann’s works

Malvina Hoffman (15 Jun 1885 – 10 Jul 1966 | New York NY – New York NY) author, salon hostess, figurative sculptor

Elinore Morehouse Herrick (15 Jun 1895 – 11 Oct 1964 | New York NY – Chapel Hill NC) journalist, labor relations specialist

Helen Cordero (15 Jun 1915 – 24 Jul 1994 | Cochiti Pueblo NM – Cochiti Pueblo NM) potter, storyteller pottery figurines inventor / innovator

Lillian Bassman (15 Jun 1917 – 13 Feb 2012 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) painter, fashion photographer

Elizabeth Florence Colson (15 Jun 1917 – 03 Aug 2016 | Hewitt MN – Monze, Zambia) author, social anthropologist, professor emerita

Naomi Gilpatrick (15 Jun 1918 – 05 Jun 2011 | Holyoke MA – Rockport MA) author, novelist, professor

Eudorah Moore (15 Jun 1918 – 20 Apr 2013 | Denver CO – Pasadena CA) curator, patron of arts, craft as art advocate, revolutionized California design

Amy Clampitt (15 Jun 1920 – 10 Sep 1994 | New Providence IA – Lenox MA) poet, author

Carol Fox (15 Jun 1926 – 21 Jul 1981 | Chicago IL – Chicago IL) opera impresario, co-founder Lyric Opera of Chicago

Nataliei Leota Henderson (15 Jun 1927 – 22 Jul 1987 |Oberlin OH – Philadelphia PA) concert pianist, music educator / lecturer, first black female instrumental soloist in regular series of major US symphony

Betty Ren Wright (15 Jun 1927 – 31 Dec 2013 | Wakefield MI – Racine WI) children’s author, ghost story writer

Lola Lemire Tostevin (15 Jun 1937 – Timmins, Ontario) poet, novelist, feminist, literary critic

Marideth Sisco (15 Jun 1943 – Butterfield MO) singer, journalist

Dava Sobel (15 Jun 1947 – Bronx NY) science-based popular non-fiction writer

Ana Castillo (15 Jun 1953 – Chicago IL) poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer

Marjorie Agosin (15 Jun 1955 – Maryland US) poet, essayist, fiction writer, activist, professor

Polly Carey Draper (15 Jun 1956 – Gary IN) writer, actress, producer, director

Sharon Veronica LaFraniere (15 Jun 1957 – Detroit MI) journalist, investigative reporter, national newspaper acting deputy editor

Leslie McGrath (15 Jun 1957 – Bridgeport CT) poet, former editor online arts journal Drunken Boat

Tamiko Thiel (15 Jun 1957 – United States) collaborative author, site specific installation artist

Mary Hall Surface (15 Jun 1958 – Bowling Green KY) playwright, theater director

Eileen Marie Davidson (15 Jun 1959 – Artesia CA) actress, mystery novelist

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