Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 1934

Note: Ruth did not write in her diary today.

Side, October 17, 1934.
Construction site of the Lillian Wald Playground
Lower East Side, New York City
October 17, 1934

Lillian D. Wald (March 10, 1867 – September 1, 1940) was a nurse; social worker; public health official; teacher; author; editor; publisher; activist for peace, women's, children's and civil rights; and the founder of American community nursing. Her unselfish devotion to humanity is recognized around the world and her visionary programs have been widely copied.

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