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Dorothea Dix; girl reformer.

Author: Grace Hathaway Melin
Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1963]
Series: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Teaching a class of prisoners was perhaps the precipitating event in Dorothy Dix's youth. Thereafter she crusaded for better institutions--for the mentally ill, in particular. Her girlhood is emphasized here.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Biography
Named Person: Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Hathaway Melin
OCLC Number: 1360528
Description: 200 pages color illustrations 20 cm
Series Title: Childhood of famous Americans series.
Responsibility: Illustrated by Vic Dowd.

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Teaching a class of prisoners was perhaps the precipitating event in Dorothy Dix's youth. Thereafter she crusaded for better institutions--for the mentally ill, in particular. Her girlhood is emphasized here.

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