Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957.

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Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940. Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957.

Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957.

Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, writings, and collateral papers documenting Wald's career in public health nursing and social work in New York City, her association with the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service, and her many other social welfare concerns, such as child labor, housing, recreation, sanitation, peace, prohibition, and women's suffrage.

Originals: 21 linear feet (50 boxes, 1 oversize folder)Copies: 37 microfilm reels.

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