Size: 6-1/2 x 9 inches
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: Garrard Publishing Co., Champagne, IL
Author: Mary Malone, illustrated by Katharine Sampson
Dorothea L. Dix, Hospital Founder
Mary Malone, illustrated by Katharine Sampson
Dorothea Lynde Dix will always be remembred as a pioneer in providing for the insane. She took up the cause of the most hopeless and neglected people in America. hr courage and devotion to her cause brought about better treatment for the mentally ill, fine hospitals, and above all -- hope.
This is an easy-to-read book for children with large print, about the life of Dorothea Dix and her work to help the insane of the United States.
Garrard Publishing Co., Champagne, IL, 1968. Hard cover, no dust jacket, 6-1/2 x 9 inches, 80 pages.
Ex-library, with a few remains of a pocket in back, discard and library stamps, and a name inside the front cover. Occasional small finger smudge, but on the whole very good reading pages with no apparent tears. Colorful three-tone pictures.
Under 2 lb.