Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix

American advocate



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    Dorothea Dix - American advocate
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    Dorothea Lynde Dix was an American advocate on behalf of the indigent mentally ill who, through a vigorous and sustained program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums. During the Civil War, she served as a Superintendent of Army Nurses.

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    Dorothea Dix - American advocate
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    Dorothea Dix - American advocate
    Dorothea Dix - American advocate
    Dorothea Dix - American advocate
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