Dorothea Dix


Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) was Superintendent of Nurses for the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a strongadvocate on behalf of people who were mentally ill.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Donated by the American Medical Women's Association -- 1975

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.317868.03Catalog Number: 317868.03Accession Number: 317868

Object Name: DollOther Terms: Doll; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 15 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 1/2 in; 39.37 cm x 22.86 cm x 19.05 cm


Record Id: nmah_723531

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