And also, Dorothea Dix

It’s hard to be a historical figure and share any day with MLK, but here’s one worth noting, thanks to today’s Writer’s AlmanacDorothea Dix, crusader for the humane treatment of the indigent mentally ill


2 thoughts on “And also, Dorothea Dix

  1. Cricket

    Wow, I actually remember something from HS History lessons.

    I went to a reinactment/lecture this week about a crusader for unwed mothers from close to a century ago. What a strong, committed woman who went to such lengths.

    I love Women’s History now.


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