09 sep 16 | women.born.today

Mary Wiseman See (16 sep 1854 – 31 jul 1939 | Ontario CA – Ontario CA) candymaker, businesswoman

Mary Cooke Branch Munford (16 sep 1866 – 03 jul 1938 | Richmond City VA – Richmond City VA) essayist, women’s college education advocate, civil rights / social welfare / educational activist

Eva Lawrence Watson-Schütze (16 sep 1867 – 01 may 1935 | Jersey City NJ – Chicago IL) painter, photographer, Photo-Secession movement co-founder

Karen Horney (16 sep 1885 – 04 dec 1952 | Prussia, German Empire – New York NY) author, psychoanalyst, journal founder, feminist psychology founder / pioneer

Louise Arner Boyd (16 sep 1887 – 14 sep 1942 | San Rafael CA – San Francisco CA) author, explorer, first woman to fly over North Pole

Maud Worcester Makemson (16 sep 1891 – 25 dec 1977 | Center Harbor NH – Weatherford TX) author, astronomer, researcher, observatory director

Maggie Axe Wachacha (16 sep 1894 – 03 feb 1993 | Snowbird Gap NC – NC) herbalist, midwife, translator, public speaker, Cherokee Tribal Council Clerk

Florence Millner Arnold (16 sep 1900 – 02 mar 1994 | Reno NV – Orange CA) painter, art / music professor

Mildred Elizabeth Fish-Harnack (16 dec 1902 – 16 feb 1943 | Milwaukee WI – Berlin, Germany) American-German literary historian, translator, Resistance fighter in Nazi Germany, only US woman executed on direct order from Hitler

Gwen Bristow (16 sep 1903 – 17 aug 1980 | Marion SC – New Orleans LA) author, journalist

Charlotte Brooks (16 sep 1918 – 15 mar 2014 | Brooklyn NY – Homes NY) photographer, photojournalist

Lauren Bacall (16 sep 1924 – 12 aug 2014 | Bronx NY – New York NY) actress, memoirist, autobiographical author

Jackie Oblinger (16 sep 1928 – 14 sep 2014 | Wilkes-Barre PA – Wytheville VA) college professor, tv pioneer / broadcast journalist, social / women’s activist

Hazel Fain Beard (16 sep 1930 – US) first woman to chair Shreveport City Council, first female and Republican mayor of Shreveport LA

Karen Kruse Anderson (16 sep 1932 – Erlanger KY) poet, editor, novelist, philologist, first scifaiku (science fiction haiku) writer

Patricia Lemon McGuire (16 sep 1936 – 19 dec 2013 | Bloomington IL – South Bend IN) mentor, housing activist, trapeze artist, professional fisherwoman, state softball league coach / founder, pioneer female maintenance director

Elizabeth [Betty] Sharp Adcock (16 sep 1938 – San Augustine TX) poet, professor, Guggenheim Fellow

Canary Sandra Lee Adele Burton (16 sep 1942 – Richmond CA) writer, composer, keyboardist

Susan L. Graham (16 sep 1942 – Cleveland OH) computer scientist / researcher

Andra Akers (16 sep 1943 – 20 mar 2002 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) actress, multidisciplinary think tank founder

Julia Thorne (16 sep 1944 – 27 apr 2006 | New York NY – Concord MA) author, political family member

Joan Bray (16 sep 1945 – Lubbock TX) teacher, journalist, union leader, US Senator

Mary Hood (16 sep 1946 – Brunswick GA) novelist, essayist, short story writer, literary reviewer

Kaja Silverman (16 sep 1947 – US) author, essayist, art historian, critical theorist

Pamela Grace Burton (16 sep 1948 – Santa Monica CA) author, landscape architect

Lisa Gracia Tuttle (16 sep 1952 – Houston TX) editor, non-fiction author, sci-fi / horror novelist, short story writer, pen names: Maria Palmer, Ben M. Baglio, Lucy Daniels, Laura Waring

Nancy Huston (16 sep 1953 – Calgary, Alberta) novelist, essayist, translator

Susan Lynn Hurley (16 sep 1954 – 16 aug 2007 | New York NY – Bristol UK) author, professor of ethics and philosophy, first female fellow at All Souls, Oxford

Victory Tischler-Blue (16 sep 1959 – Newport Beach CA) actress, musician, screenwriter, photographer, film producer / director

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