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832 words, approx. 3 pages
Dix, Dorothea (b. April 4, 1802; d. July 17, 1887) Superintendent of Women Nurses during the Civil War. Dorothea Dix was a leading social reformer who advocated humane treatment of prisoners and the... Read more
103 words, approx. 1 pages
Dorothea Lynde Dix 1802-1877 American who led the crusade to build state hospitals for the mentally ill. In 1841 Dix visited a correctional facility in Massachusetts and was stunned by the treatment o... Read more