10 oct 14 | women.born.today

Laura Askew Haygood (14 oct 1845 – 29 apr 1900 | Watkinsville GA – Shanghai, China) educator, missionary, memoirist, letter correspondent

Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (14 oct 1856 – 03 nov 1928 | Clinton IA – Geneva, Switzerland) writer, geographer, photographer, Washington DC cherry-tree-planting advocate, first female board member National Geographic

Winifred Sweet Black Bonfils (14 oct 1863 – 25 may 1936 | Chilton WI – San Francisco CA) reporter, journalist, columnist, aka Annie Laurie

Helen Maitland Armstrong (14 oct 1869 – 26 nov 1948 | Rome, Italy – New York NY) muralist, book illustrator, stained glass window artist

Anne Richmond French Warner (14 oct 1869 – 01 feb 1913 | St Paul MN – Dorset UK) author

Viola Grace Gebbie Drayton Wiederseim (14 oct 1877 – 31 jan 1936 | Philadelphia PA – New York NY) comics artist / illustrator, created Dolly Dimples / Campbell Soup campaign advertising art

Elizabeth Goodrich Whitney (14 oct 1885 – 10 nov 1966 | Italy – San Francisco CA) author, pioneer psychoanalyst, founded San Francisco Society of Jungian Analysts

Frances Loring (14 oct 1887 – 05 feb 1968 | Wardner ID – Newmarket, Ontario) neo-classical sculptor

Lillian Diana Gish (14 oct 1893 – 27 feb 1993 | Springfield OH – New York NY) actress, director, philanthropist, autobiographical author, aka First Lady of American Cinema

Lois Lenski (14 oct 1893 – 11 sep 1974 | Springfield OH – Tarpon Springs FL) children / young adult poet, author, illustrator, playwright, songwriter

Dorothy Katherine Wright Liebes (14 oct 1897 – 20 sep 1972 | Guerneville CA – New York NY) weaver, textile artist, aka Mother of Modern Weaving

Ruth Bernhard (14 oct 1905 – 18 dec 2006 | Berlin, German Empire – San Francisco CA) photographer, creative photography instructor

Hannah Arendt (14 oct 1906 – 04 dec 1975 | Linden, German Empire – New York NY) author, political theorist, historical philosopher

Ellen Hartla Faull (14 oct 1918 – 02 dec 2008 | Pittsburgh PA – Vancouver WA) operatic soprano, master voice teacher

Joyce Bryant (14 oct 1928 – Oakland CA) actress, dancer, vocal coach, civil rights activist, blues / jazz / gospel / opera singer

Callista Lorraine Roy (14 oct 1939 – Los Angeles CA) author, professor, religious sister, nursing theorist

Mary Pegau Ruthsdotter (14 oct 1944 – 08 jan 2010 | Fairfield IA – Sebastopol CA) feminist activist, women’s historian, founder National Women’s History Project

Olivia Mellan (14 oct 1946 –Brooklyn NY) author, columnist, money / relationship / conflict resolution consultant and psychotherapist

Mary K. Greer (14 oct 1947 – US) author, blogger, scholar, tarot divination expert / presenter

Susan Firer (14 oct 1948 – Milwaukee WI) poet, poetry column editor

Katha Pollitt (14 oct 1949 – Brooklyn NY) poet, critic, essayist, feminist, columnist, non-fiction author

Carol Bowman (14 oct 1950 – US) author, lecturer, therapist, counselor, reincarnation researcher

Lois Hamilton (14 oct 1952 – 23 dec 1999 | Philadelphia PA – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) artist, model, actress, aviator, novelist

Shelley Ackerman (14 oct 1953 – New York NY) writer, singer, actress, astrologer

Beth Taylor (14 oct 1954 – New Orleans LA) author, journalist, public relations practitioner

Jennell Jaquays (14 oct 1956 – Michigan US) artist, illustrator, video game designer

Melanie Ann Huckaby Fain (14 oct 1958 – Texas US) wildlife etcher, watercolorist, printmaker

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