09 sep 05 | women.born.today

Hannah Chaplin Conant (05 sep 1809 – 18 feb 1865 | Danvers MA – Brooklyn NY) editor, translator, Biblical scholar

Anna Rice Cooke (05 sep 1853 – 08 aug 1934 | Oahu HI – Honolulu HI) art collector, patron of arts, museum founder

Emilie Baker Loring (05 sep 1866 – 13 mar 1951 | Boston MA – Wellesley MA) romance novelist

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (05 sep 1867 – 27 dec 1944 | Henniker NH – New York NY) pianist, composer, first successful large-scale art music composer

Nell Brinkley (05 sep 1886 – 21 oct 1944 | Denver CO – New Rochelle NY) comics artist, illustrator, aka Queen of Comics

Irene Lewisohn (05 sep 1886 – 04 apr 1944 | New York NY – New York NY) American, Neighborhood Playhouse founder, Museum of Costume Art co-founder

Mary Graham Bonner (05 sep 1889 – 12 feb 1974 | Otsego NY – New York NY) author, columnist, children’s book writer

Helen Creighton (05 sep 1899 – 12 dec 1989 | Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) Canadian author, Nova Scotia folklorist

Sheilah Beckett (05 sep 1913 – 17 nov 2013 |Vancouver, British Columbia – Ossining NY) children’s book illustrator, commercial advertising artist

Hannah Marie Wormington (05 sep 1914 – 31 may 1994 | Denver CO – Denver CO) author, archeologist

Lois Rhame West (05 sep 1921 – 06 may 2014 | Camden SC – Hilton Head Island SC) activist, philanthropist, health / physical fitness advocate, First Lady of South Carolina

Gloria F. Ross (05 sep 1923 – 30 aug 1998 | New York NY – New York NY) tapestry artist, tapestry school founder

Helen Warren Langley (05 sep 1924 – 11 apr 1980 | Connecticut US – Washington DC) editor, CIA National Basic Intelligence Factbook

Lena Mae Johnson McLin (05 sep 1928 – Atlanta GA) author, pastor, composer, music teacher

Claudette Colvin (05 sep 1939 – Montgomery AL) nurse, pioneer civil rights activist, first person (before Rosa Parks) arrested for resisting bus segregation

Raquel Welch (05 sep 1940 – Chicago IL) actress, memoirist, businesswoman, yoga / fitness / beauty author, née Jo Raquel Tejada

Mary Elizabeth Rivers [Beth] Curry (05 sep 1941 – 16 nov 2015 | Wadesboro NC – New York NY) philanthropist, investment firm co-founder

Mary Burrus Williams (05 sep 1941 – Elizabeth City NC) historical novelist / co-author with sister, pen name: Bronwyn Williams

Sue Owen (05 sep 1942 –  Cambridge MA) poet activist, dark humor poet, poetry professor

Lee Marrs (05 sep 1945 – United States) comic book writer / animator, one of first women underground comix creators

Caroline Hunter (05 sep 1946 – New Orleans LA) educator, research chemist, anti-apartheid activist, co-founded Polaroid Revolutionary Worker Movement (PRWM)

Mavis Elizabeth Nicholson Leno (05 sep 1946 – San Francisco CA) activist, feminist, philanthropist

Sandy Skoglund (05 sep 1946 – Weymouth MA) photographer, installation artist

Kathy Cronkite (05 sep 1950 – Washington DC) author, actress, mental health activist

Cathy Lee Guisewite (05 sep 1950 – Dayton OH) author, cartoonist

Glory Annen Clibbery (05 sep 1952 – 24 apr 2017 | Kenora, Ontario – London UK) artist, actress, writer, cartoonist, casting director

Valerie Pringle (05 sep 1953 – Windsor, Ontario) journalist, television host

Iris Weinshall (05 sep 1953 – Brooklyn NY) CEO New York Public Library, urban development advocate, former Vice-Chancellor CUNY, for commissioner NYC Department of Transportation

Anne McLane Kuster (05 sep 1956 – Concord NH) author, politician

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