07 jul 24 | women.born.today

Frances [Fanny] Flora Bond Palmer (24 jul 1812 – 20 aug 1876 | Leicester UK – Brooklyn NY) artist, teacher, entrepreneur, lithographer, lithographic innovator, Currier & Ives printmaker (though often not credited or recognized as original artist and designer)

Mary Margaret Bartelme (24 jul 1866 – 25 jul 1954 | Chicago IL – Carmel CA) judge, author, attorney, girls and women’s rights activist / advocate / educator

Alice Jane Chandler Webster (24 jul 1876 – 11 jun 1916 | Fredonia NY – New York NY) novelist, femininst, journalist, playwright, suffragist, short fiction writer, girls’ school teacher, social reformer, political activist, Settlement House worker, pen name Jean Webster, portrayed strong female protagonists

Eleanor Manning O’Connor (24 jul 1884 – 12 jul 1973 | Lynn MA – Mexico City, Mexico) architect, educator, watercolorist, public housing activist, Special Instructor of Architecture and Housing

Amelia Earhart (24 jul 1897 – disappeared 02 jul 1927 | Atchison KS – near Howland Island, Pacific Ocean) author, aviator, social worker, memoirist, letter correspondent

Rosie Goldschmidt [R. G.] Waldeck (24 jul 1898 – 29 aug 1982 | Mannheim, Germany – New York NY) novelist, memoirist, magazine correspondent, autobiographical author

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (24 jul 1900 – 10 mar 1948 | Montgomery AL – Ashville NC) artist, novelist, social icon, literary figure

Edna Coll Puljas (24 jul 1906 – 19 nov 2002 | Arecibo, Puerto Rico – San Juan, Puerto Rico) author, educator, founded Academy of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico

Bella Savitsky Abzug (24 jul 1920 – 31 mar 1998 | New York NY – New York NY) author, activist, attorney, memoirist, feminist leader, aka Battling Bella

Madeleine Ferron (24 jul 1922 – 27 feb 2010 | Louisville, Quebec – Quebec, Canada) novelist, magazine writer, radio talk show host, Canadian government commissioner

Adele Addison (24 jul 1925 – Springfield MA) lyric soprano, voice teacher

Jean Forest (24 jul 1926 – Minitonas, Manitoba) educator, social activist, religious author, retired Canadian Senator

Charlotte Polerantz (24 jul 1930 – Brooklyn NY) journalist, children’s author

Lorraine Jeanette Day (24 jul 1937 – US) author, Holocaust denier, former orthopedic trauma surgeon, alternative cancer treatment advocate,

Jane Hart Holmes Dixon (24 jul 1937 – 25 dec 2012 (Winona MS – Washington DC) former educator, second female bishop of American Episcopal Church

Cynthia Moss (24 jul 1940 – Ossining NY) writer, conservationist, wildlife researcher

Margaret A. [Peggy] Shaw (24 jul 1944 – Belmont MA) actor, artist, writer, producer, former social worker

Wilma Pokorny Smith (24 jul 1946 – Garfield Heights OH) retired local television news anchor

Jacqueline [Jackie] Basham Vietti (24 jul 1948 – Eureka KS) lecturer, retired educator and college president

Louise Tolle Huffman (24 jul 1951 – US) author, teacher, Antarctica polar science and climate studies specialist, Director of Education and Outreach for US Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO)

Sandra Dodd (24 jul 1953 – Augusta GA) author, unschooling activist, homeschooling journalist, member of Society for Creative Anachronism

Lisa Sanders (24 jul 1956 – US) physician, professor, journalist, columnist, medical author, inspiration and consultant for television series House MD

Susan A. Gelman (24 jul 1957 – US) author, essayist, professor of psychology and linguistics, researches concepts and language in young children

Kathy Brock (24 jul 1959 – Pasco WA) broadcast journalist, television news anchor and reporter

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