11 nov 01 | women.born.today

Frances Miriam Berry Whitcher (01 nov 1811 – 04 jan 1852 | Whitestown NY – Whitestown NY) poet, author, satirist, humorist

Lydia Brooks Campbell (01 nov 1818 – 29 apr 1905 | Hamilton Inlet, Labrador – Mulligan River, Labrador) diarist, pioneer, aka Aunt Lydia, Inuit-Canadian, autobiographical author

Dame Emma Albani (01 nov 1847 – 03 apr 1930 | Chambly, Québec | London, England) Canadian operatic soprano, née Marie-Louise-Emma-Cécile Lajeunesse

Caroline Virginia Still Anderson (01 nov 1848 – 01 jun 1919 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) writer, educator, physician, temperance / civil rights activist, one of first African-American female physicians

Mary Adelaide Nutting (01 nov 1858 – 03 oct 1948 | Québec, Canada | White Plains NY) nurse, author, scholar, educator, administrator, graduated from first class Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, world’s first Professor of Nursing

Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden (01 nov 1875 – 17 jul 1953 | Salt Lake City UT – Tannersville NY) stage actress, lighting designer, drama teacher

Ruth Painter Randall (01 nov 1892 – 22 jan 1971 | Salem VA – Urbana IL) author, biographer

Nelia Gardner White (01 nov 1894 – 12 jun 1957 | Andrews Settlement PA – Hartford CT) author, novelist

Victoria Horne (01 nov 1911 – 10 oct 2003 | New York NY – Beverly Hills CA) actress, memoirist, philanthropist

Flora L. Thornton (01 nov 1913 – 07 may 2010 | Independence KS – Los Angeles CA) stage actress, philanthropist, founded Flora L. Thornton Foundation, co-founded Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program

Zenna Chlarson Henderson (01 nov 1917 – 11 may 1983 | Tucson AZ – Tucson AZ) author, teacher, sci-fi / fantasy writer

Muriel Spurgeon Carder (01 nov 1922 – Woodford Green, England) English-Canadian author, chaplain, translator, minister / missionary, first woman ordained Baptist minister in Ontario and Québec

Rita Letendre (01 nov 1928 – Drummondville, Québec) Canadian painter, muralist, printmaker, Automatiste member

Irene Stuber (01 nov 1928 – 20 jan 2010 | Cleveland OH – Hot Springs AR) founded and facilitated Women of Achievement and Herstory (WOAH)

Nicholasa Mohr (01 nov 1938 – Bronx NY) artist, author, first Hispanic women in modern times published by major commercial publisher

Lee Marshall Smith (01 nov 1944 – Grundy VA) novelist, short story writer

Nicole Houde (01 nov 1945 – Saint-Fulgence, Quebec) novelist, short fiction writer

Lynne Russell (01 nov 1946 – Orange NJ) former journalist, autobiographical author

Anna Homler (01 nov 1948 – Los Angeles CA) vocal / visual / performance artist

Jeannie Brette Berlin (01 nov 1949 – Los Angeles CA) tv / stage / film actress, screenwriter

Robin Lynn Macy White (01 nov 1958 – Dallas TX) musician, teacher, gardener, songwriter, record producer

Jane Joritz-Nakagawa (01 nov 1960 – Harvey IL) avant-garde, expatriate American poet and essayist living in Japan

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