07 jul 19 | women.born.today

Elizabeth [Betty] Zane (19 jul 1759 – 23 aug 1823 | Moorefield VA – St Clairsville OH) pioneer, folk figure, Colonial heroine

Catherine Troutman Simmons Broshears Maynard (19 jul 1816 – 20 oct 1906 | Meade County KY – Seattle WA) folk figure, pioneer, memoirist, social activist, Seattle WA co-founder

Mary Ann Bickerdyke (19 jul 1817 – 08 nov 1901 | Mount Vernon OH – Bunker Hill KS) author, Civil War Union nurse, hospital administrator, aka Mother Bickerdyke, lifelong veterans’ advocate

Lizzie Andrew Borden (19 jul 1860 – 01 jun 1927 | Fall River MA – Fall River MA) literary and folk figure

Florence Foster Jenkins (19 jul 1868 – 26 nov 1944 | Wilkes-Barre PA – New York NY) pianist, singer, voice teacher, literary figure, amateur operatic soprano, aka ‘the world’s worst opera singer’

Mabel Louise Robinson (19 jul 1874 – 21 feb 1962 | Waltham MA – New York NY [?]) children’s author, juvenile fiction professor, women writers advocate

Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson (19 jul 1875 – 18 sep 1935 | New Orleans LA – Philadelphia PA) poet, editor, diarist, novelist, feminist, journalist, playwright, suffragist, short fiction writer, Harlem Renaissance member, peace / civil rights / political activist, White Rose Home for Girls founder / teacher

Anna May Hardman Gilruth (19 jul 1885 – 23 oct 1962 | Jane Lew WV – Chicago IL) oil, pencil, woodcut, watercolor artist

Caroline [Carrie] Coroneos Dormon (19 jul 1888 – 21 nov 1971 | Natchitoches Parish LA – Shreveport LA) author, botanist, historian, naturalist, ornithologist, archeologist, horticulturist, conservationist, preservationist

Theresa Wolfson (19 jul 1897 – 14 may 1972 | Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn NY) author, professor, labor economist, women’s labor rights activist / educator

Constance Ortmayer (19 jul 1902 – 15 may 1988 | New York NY – Morristown TN) artist, sculptor, professor, coin designer

Mary Katherine Linaker (19 jul 1913 – 18 apr 2008 | Pine Bluff AR – Keene NH) actress, screenwriter, film studies professor, volunteer teacher / drama coach for exceptional children

Eve Moskovitz Merriam (19 jul 1916 – 11 apr 1992 | Philadelphia PA – Manhattan NY) poet, author, feminist, playwright

Elizabeth Spencer (19 jul 1921 – Carrollton MS) novelist, memoirist, short fiction writer, retired creative writing professor

Elsie Ivancich Dunin (19 jul 1935 – Chicago IL) author, professor, choreographer, dance ethnologist

Harriet Zuckerman (19 jul 1937 – New York NY) author, sociologist, professor emerita, Senior Vice President of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Michael Ann Holly (19 jul 1944 – United States) author, art historian, University of Rochester (NY) Visual and Cultural Studies Graduate Program co-founder / former professor

Paule Baillargeon (19 jul 1945 – Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec) actress, director, screenwriter

Suzanne de Passe (19 jul 1946 – New York NY) entrepreneur, film / music / television producer, co-chair of de Passe Jones Entertainment Group

Lea Bayers Rapp (19 jul 1946 – Brooklyn NY) non-fiction author, children’s fiction writer

Anna Camaiti Hostert (19 jul 1949 – Florence, Italy) Italian-American author, journalist, philosopher, visual arts scholar, arts magazine editor / founder

Norie Sato (19 jul 1949 – Sendai, Japan) Japanese-American, collaborative / multimedia / installation / public artist

Jayne Anne Phillips (19 jul 1952 – Buckhannon WV) novelist, short fiction writer

Jane Eaton Hamilton (19 jul 1954 – Hamilton, Ontario)  poet, visual artist, photographer, short story writer

Lisa Thomas-Laury (19 jul 1954 – US) broadcast journalist, retired news anchor,

Laura Kipnis (19 jul 1956 – Chicago IL) media artist, cultural critic, academic essayist, feminist intellectual, media studies professor

Terri Treas (19 jul 1957 – Kansas City KS) actress, director, screenwriter

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