Born October 20~ Ella Bergmann-Michel

Ella Bergmann-Michel (October 20, 1896-August 8, 1971) was a German abstract artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Bergmann-Michel

Fischlein Rot Stech Dich Tot by Ella Bergmann-Michel / 1918
Pen and India ink and red ink, gold paint, gouache, watercolor, pencil and printed paper collage on paper
19-5/8″x16-1/8″ / Private collection

Ella Bergmann-Michel on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ella-bergmann-michel/

Further reading:
http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/1522/ella-bergmann-michel-german-1896-1971/
https://www.artsy.net/article/jshtngn-collagestudie-horizontal-1926-and-the-lost-work-of
https://festival.ilcinemaritrovato.it/en/sezione/la-donna-con-la-kinamo-ella-bergmann-michel/

Born October 6~ Emilie Bieber

Emilie Bieber (1810–1884) was a pioneering nineteenth-century German photographer who ran a studio in Hamburg from 1852 until 1872.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Bieber

Jenny Lind (also born on October 6, in 1820) by Emilie Bieber

1860s / Albumen carte de visite / 3-3/4″x2-3/8″ / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Emilie Bieber on Artnet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Bieber

Further reading:
https://dewiki-de.translate.goog/Lexikon/Emilie_Bieber?_x_tr_sl=de&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc
https://monovisions.com/emilie-bieber-biography-19th-century-pioneer-german-women-photographer/
http://www.luminous-lint.com/app/vexhibit/_PHOTOGRAPHER_1_Bieber_Family_01/2/0/0/

Born September 21~ Susan Macdowell Eakins

Susan Hannah Macdowell Eakins (September 21, 1851-December 27, 1938) was an American painter and photographer. Susan married Thomas Eakins in 1884; she continued to paint but devoted much of her time to facilitating his career.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Macdowell_Eakins

Portrait of Thomas Eakins by Susan Macdowell Eakins
c.1920-1925 / Oil on canvas / 50″x40″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Susan Macdowell Eakins on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/susan-hannah-macdowell-eakins/

Further reading:
http://collection.terraamericanart.org/view/people/asitem/items$0040null:435/0
https://collections.dma.org/artwork/4174628
https://www.spellmangallery.com/artists/susan-macdowell-eakins

Born August 16~ Ylla

Ylla (born Camilla Koffler; August 16, 1911-March 30, 1955) was a Hungarian photographer who specialized in animal photography.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ylla

Elephant by Ylla
1950 / Sheet-fed gravure / 10-3/8″x8″ / Private collection

Ylla on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ylla/

Further reading:
http://www.pryordodge.com/ylla.html
https://hundredheroines.org/featured/ylla/
https://vault.si.com/vault/1955/04/11/tragedy-in-india

Born August 2~ Käte Steinitz

Käte Traumann Steinitz (August 2, 1889-April 7, 1975) was a German-American artist, photographer, collector, writer, librarian, and expert on Leonardo da Vinci.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Steinitz

Young Girl by Käte Steinitz / 1939 / Watercolor and chalk / Sheet: 17-1/2″x12-1/2″
UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Käte Steinitz on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/k%C3%A4te-steinitz/

Further reading:
https://arthistorians.info/steinitzk
https://www.ma-g.org/artists/kate-steinitz/
https://collections.lacma.org/node/178972
https://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/kate-steinitz/

Born July 17~ Berenice Abbott

Berenice Alice Abbott (July 17, 1898-December 9, 1991) was an American photographer best known for her photographs of architecture and urban design of the 1930s, especially of NYC.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berenice_Abbott

New York City at Night by Berenice Abbott
1932 / Gelatin silver print / 13-1/2″x10 1/2″ / Various collections

Berenice Abbott on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/berenice-abbott/

Further reading:
http://www.artsmia.org/get-the-picture/print/abbott.shtml
https://www.guggenheim-venice.it/en/art/artists/berenice-abbott/
https://huxleyparlour.com/artists/berenice-abbott/

Born May 29~ Behjat Sadr

Behjat Sadr (May 29, 1924-August 11, 2009) was an Iranian artist and educator; she moved to Paris after the 1979 Islamic Revolution began.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behjat_Sadr

Untitled by Behjat Sadr
1967 / Oil and aluminium foil on Venitian blinds superimposed on oil on wood
52″x33-4/5″ / Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran

Behjat Sadr on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/behjat-sadr/

Further reading:
https://behjat-sadr.com/en/biographie/
https://www.middleeasteye.net/features/behjat-sadr-irans-pioneer-visual-arts-gets-first-exhibition-london
https://www.balicehertling.com/magazine/negar-azimi-in-conversation-with-mitra-goberville-behjat-sadrs-daughter/

Born May 27~ Inge Morath

Ingeborg Hermine Morath (May 27, 1923-January 30, 2002) was an Austrian-born American photographer.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inge_Morath

A Llama in Times Square by Inge Morath
1957 / Gelatin silver print / Various sizes, various collections

Inge Morath on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/inge-morath/

Further reading:
https://www.magnumphotos.com/photographer/inge-morath/
https://clairbykahn.com/portfolio/morath/
https://www.npr.org/2018/12/10/674579667/biography-captures-the-charisma-and-confidence-of-photographer-inge-morath

Born May 13~ Ruth Thorne-Thomsen

Ruth Thorne-Thomsen (born May 13, 1943) is an American photographer best known for her constructed landscape photographs made with a cigar-box pinhole camera.
Biography on International Center of Photography:
https://www.icp.org/browse/archive/constituents/ruth-thorne-thomsen?all/all/all/all/0

Thunderhead by Ruth Thorne-Thomsen
1986 / Gelatin silver print / Image: 4-1/2″x3-3/4″ / Various collections, including Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Ruth Thorne-Thomsen on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ruth-thorne-thomsen/

Further reading:
https://www.mocp.org/detail.php?type=related&kv=7780&t=people
https://rockfordartmuseum.org/photography/395-untitled
From 1993~https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1993-04-02-9304030005-story.html

How to Make a Pinhole Camera: https://thebrooklynrefinery.com/how-to-make-a-pinhole-camera/

Born May 5~ Sarah Choate Sears

Sarah Choate Sears (May 5, 1858-September 25, 1935) was an American art collector, art patron, cultural entrepreneur, artist, and photographer.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Choate_Sears

Poppies by Sarah Choate Sears
1896 / Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper / 13-3/4″x21-1/4″ / Private collection
Untitled (cyclamen, outdoors) by Sarah Choate Sears
c.1892-c.1905 / Gelatin silver print / 6″x8″ / Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Sarah Choate Sears on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/sarah-choate-sears/
More links:
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/267677
https://archive.artic.edu/stieglitz/sarah-choate-sears/
https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/mrs-joshua-montgomery-sears-sarah-choate-sears-john-singer-sargent/mgEnevNyoIuktA?hl=en