JUNE 29: TODAY'S INSPIRING WOMEN
Julia Lathrop, a social reformer in the area of education, social policy, and children’s welfare, was born today in 1858. She was the first woman ever to head a United States federal bureau when she served as director of the United States Children’s Bureau.
Kazue Togasaki, a physician who pioneered a place in medicine for women of Japanese ancestry, was born today in 1897. She was one of the few physicians allowed to practice medicine in the Japanese Interment Camps during World War II.