06 jun 25 | women.born.today

Hannah Mather Crocker (25 Jun 1752 – 11 Jul 1829 | Roxbury MA – Boston MA) essayist, educator, school founder, women’s rights activist, advocate for women Freemasons, Revolutionary War spy, authored first American book on rights of women

Harriet Mann Miller (25 Jun 1831 – 25 Dec 1918 | Auburn NY – Los Angeles CA) naturalist, birdwatcher, ornithologist, children’s writer, aka Olive Thorne Miller

Sarah Birdsall Otis Edey (25 Jun 1872 – 17 Mar 1940 | New York NY – New York NY) poet, editor, suffragist, Girl Scout activist

Rose Cecil O’Neill (25 Jun 1874 – 06 Apr 1944 | Wilkes-Barre PA – Springfield MO) author, illustrator, comics artist, Kewpie Doll creator

Crystal Catherine Eastman (25 Jun 1881 – 08 Jul 1928 | Marlborough MA – New York NY) lawyer, feminist, socialist, journalist, anti-militarist, co-founder / co-editor The Liberator, founding member Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, co-founder American Civil Liberties Union

Katherine Kennicott Davis (25 Jun 1892 – 20 Apr 1980 | St Joseph MO – Littleton MA) pianist, lyricist, teacher, composer

Katherine Linn [Kay] Sage (25 Jun 1898 – 08 Jan 1963 | Albany NY – Woodbury CT) Surrealist poet, painter

Evelyn Maurine Norton Lincoln (25 Jun 1909 – 11 May 1995 | Polk County NE – Washington DC) memoirist, secretary to Senator-then-President JFK

Mary Alice Tieche Smith (25 Jun 1918 – 13 Apr 1987 | Beckley WV – Beckley WV) WV State First Lady, public health / early education advocate

Celia Franca (25 Jun 1921 – 19 Feb 2007 | London, England – Ottawa, Ontario) ballerina, founder / artistic director National Ballet of Canada

Pat Martin Bates (25 Jun 1927 – Saint John, New Brunswick) artist, printmaker, monoprint innovator

Carol Junge Loomis (25 Jun 1929 – Cole Camp MO) author, financial journalist, Fortune magazine senior editor-at-large

Beatriz Sheridan (25 Jun 1934 – 30 Apr 2006 | Mexico City, México – Mexico City, México) actress, director, born Elizabeth Ann Sheridan Scarbrough

Fran Ross (25 Jun 1935 – 17 Sep 1985 | Philadelphia PA – New York NY) novelist, journalist, comedy writer

Lois Begitske DeFleur (25 Jun 1936 – Illinois US) author, sociology professor, university provost / president

Barbara Montgomery (25 Jun 1939 – Queens NY) tv / film / stage actress, film / theatrical director

Margo Humphrey (25 Jun 1942 – Oakland CA) art teacher, printmaker, illustrator

Sharon [Kristin] Harmon Nelson (25 Jun 1945 – Burbank CA) author, actress, primitive painter

Carly Elisabeth Simon (25 Jun 1945 – New York NY) musician, singer-songwriter, children’s author

Isabel Campoy (25 Jun 1946 – Alicante, Spain) Spanish-American, translator, multi-genre writer of poetry, pedagogical books, children’s literature, textbook reading program  materials

Donna Hilbert (25 Jun 1946 – Grandfield OK) poet, essayist, playwright, philanthropist, short story writer, social justice / community arts activist, Progressive Dinner Party founding member

Phyllis George (25 Jun 1949 – Denton TX) author, sportscaster, art collector, arts and crafts museum founder

Judith Orloff (25 Jun 1951 – Philadelphia PA) author, psychiatrist, motivational speaker

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