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Maria White Lowell (08 jul 1821 – 27 oct 1853 | Watertown MA – Cambridge MA) poet, reformer, abolitionist, temperance activist, women’s rights advocate, letter correspondent

Martha [Mittie] Stewart Bulloch Roosevelt (08 jul 1835 – 14 feb 1884 | Hartford CT – New York NY) US Presidential mother, political family member

Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln (08 jul 1844 – 02 dec 1921 | South Attleboro MA – Boston MA) cooking teacher, cookbook author, domestic science pioneer, aka Mrs. D. A. Lincoln

Ella Reeve Bloor (08 jul 1862 – 10 aug 1951 | Staten Island NY – Richlandtown PA) social reformer, political activist, children’s book writer, autobiographical author, aka Mother Bloor

Lucile Wilma Van Slyck (08 jul 1898 – 28 jun 1982 | Cincinnati OH – Kalispell MT [?]) American landscape artist

Barbara Morgan (08 jul 1900 – 17 aug 1992 | Buffalo NY – North Tarrytown NY) photographer, book designer, light drawing artist

Gwendolyn Bennetta Bennett (08 jul 1902 -30 may 1981 | Giddings TX – West Reading PA) poet, short story writer, cultural commentator

Sarah Newcomb McClendon (08 jul 1910 – 08 jan 2003 | Tyler TX – Washington DC) journalist, memoirist, political reporter

Elizabeth Koenigsberger Bing (08 jul 1914 – 15 may 2015 | Berlin, Germany – New York NY) author, childbirth educator, aka Mother of Lamaze

Sarah [Sally] Pillsbury Harkness (08 jul 1914 – 22 may 2013 | Swapscott MA – Lexington MA) author, architect, co-founded The Architects Collaborative

Jean Rouverol (08 jul 1916 – 24 mar 2017 | St Louis MO – Wingdale NY) author, actress, memoirist, biographer, screenwriter

Mary Ellen Bottom Solt (08 jul 1920 – 21 jun 2007 | Gilmore City IA – Santa Clarita CA) poet, author, anthologist, innovative pioneer of concrete poetry

Rosemarie Beck (08 jul 1923 – 15 jul 2003 | Westchester NY – New York NY) artist, arts professor, Figurative Abstract painter

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (08 jul 1926 – 24 aug 2004 | Zurich, Switzerland – Scottsdale AZ) author, psychiatrist, expert on stages of grief

Esther M. Broner (08 jul 1927 – 21 jun 2011 | Detroit MI – Manhattan NY) novelist, ritualist, playwright, Jewish feminist writer

Pat Adams (08 jul 1928 – Stockton CA) painter, printmaker

Shirley Ann Grau (08 jul 1929 – New Orleans LA) novelist, short story writer

Magda Szabo (08 jul 1934 – Budapest, Hungary) artist, miniaturist painter

Sonia Gutierrez (08 jul 1939 – Santurce, Puerto Rico) American author, educator, Hispanic rights activist, advocate / counselor for adult students

Susan Braudy (08 jul 1941 – Philadelphia PA) author, journalist, former editor of The New Journal at Yale, first woman writer hired by Newsweek magazine

Clara Sue Kidwell (08 Jul 1941 – Tahlequah OK) author, scholar, historian, feminist, Choctaw / White Earth Chippewa, American Indian academic studies innovator / authority

Alyce Faye Wattleton (08 Jul 1943 – St. Louis MO) nurse, author, news commentator, feminist activist, youngest and first African-American president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Janet Templeton Sheen Estevez (08 jul 1944 – Dayton OH) actress, producer, film family matriarch

Cynthia Kathleen Gregory (08 jul 1946 – Los Angeles CA) artist, author, prima ballerina, children’s book writer

Janice Kent (08 jul 1947 – Plainfield NJ) actress, director, life coach

Ruby Sales (08 jul 1948 – Jemison AL) African-American, social / civil rights activist, SpiritHouse Project founder / director

Amy Greenfield (08 jul 1950 – Boston MA) author, filmmaker, cine-dance genre originator, pioneering experimental film / video artist

Anjelica Huston (08 jul 1951 – Santa Monica CA) author, actress

Anna Marie Quindlen (08 jul 1952 – Philadelphia PA) author, novelist, journalist

Marianne Williamson (08 jul 1952 – Houston TX) author, speaker, inspirational motivator, founded Project Angel Food, co-founded The Peace Alliance

Zhou Long (08 ujl 1953 – Beijing, China) Chinese-American composer

Lisa Dale Norton (08 jul 1956 – Osceola NE) literary / creative non-fiction author

Alison McGhee (08 jul 1960 – New York NY) professor, children’s author, adult novelist

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