Published by Primary Source Microfilm
"Lillian Wald is one of the most intriguing figures in recent US history. . . .the collection is highly recommended for large academic and public library collections." -- CHOICE
Lillian Wald was a public health nurse, settlement leader and social reformer. She was a great woman in a generation of eminent American women. In this collection, Wald's papers are gathered to contribute to broader understanding of her administration of the famed Henry Street Settlement and her involvement in a host of other influential philanthropic and liberal causes. Her correspondence collection, included here, includes letters from major public figures and writers, including Jane Addams, Margaret Sanger, Jacob Riis and others. A printed guide accompanies the collection.
Machine-Readable Cataloging: RLIN; Collection-level record