Lillian D. Wald Papers 1889-1957

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Lillian D. Wald Papers 1889-1957

Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in 1893 and was a crusader for liberal, social welfare and philanthropic causes including child welfare, civil liberties, immigration, unemployment and the peace movement during World War I. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, articles and printed materials relating to Wald's involvement with various social initiatives.

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