09 sep 24 | women.born.today

Lois Lathrop Cutler (24 sep 1788 – 23 mar 1878 | Lebanon NH – Oak Lake MN) Mormon pioneer, mother of fourteen, Female Relief Society activist

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (24 sep 1825 – 22 feb 1911 | Baltimore MD – Philadelphia PA) poet, author, essayist, feminist, abolitionist, aka The Bronze Muse, civil rights / temperance activist

Katharine Brownlee Sherwood (24 sep 1841 – 15 feb 1914 | Poland OH – Washington DC) poet, journalist, clubwoman, women’s relief leader, Poetess of Congressional Circle

Winifred Edgerton Merrill (24 sep 1862 – 06 sep 1951 | Ripon WI – Fairfield CT) astronomer, first female Columbia University graduate, first US woman PhD in mathematics

Margaret Neilson Armstrong (24 sep 1867 – 18 jul 1944 | New York NY – New York NY) author, novelist, designer, biographer, illustrator, watercolorist

Florence Scovel Shinn (24 sep 1871 – 17 oct 1940 | Camden NJ – New York NY) artist, book illustrator, New Thought teacher / writer

Edith Elmer Wood (24 sep 1871 – 29 apr 1945 | Portsmouth NH – Cape May NJ) author, economist, housing expert

Charlotte Emma Moore Sitterly (24 sep 1898 – 03 mar 1990 | Ercildoun PA – Washington DC) author, Quaker, astronomer, astrophysicist, solar surface researcher

Cheryl Crawford (24 sep 1902 – 07 oct 1986 | Akron OH – New York NY) memoirist, theater director, independent producer

Jane Louise Curry (24 sep 1932 – East Liverpool OH) fantasy, mystery, time travel, adventure, American Indian story writer for children / young adults

Joanne Greenberg (24 sep 1932 – Brooklyn NY) novelist, anthropology professor, pen name: Hannah Green, volunteer paramedic / firefighter

Lynne Taetzsch (24 sep 1941 – East Orange NJ) essayist, abstract artist, short fiction writer

Judith Margolis (24 sep 1944 – New York NY) Israeli-based American artist, author, journal art editor, Bright Idea Books creative director

Alexis De Veaux (24 sep 1948 – Harlem NY) author, illustrator, magazine writer, former university women’s studies department chair

Lorraine Pintal (24 sep 1951 – Plessisville, Quebec) actor, director, producer playwright

Gail Giles (24 sep 1955 – Galveston TX) young-adult novelist

Deborah Thigpen (24 sep 1956 – Cleveland OH) publicist, public relations entrepreneur

Karen Unger Kwiatkowski (24 sep 1960 – North Carolina US) author, activist, political commentator, former US Air Force officer

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