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Lillian Wald of Henry Street

Beatrice Siegel

Lillian Wald of Henry Street

by Beatrice Siegel

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940.,
    • Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Social reformers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Public health nurses -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Reformers.,
    • Nurses.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of an urban pioneer who evolved new concepts of public health, led the movement for peace, and pressed government to assume responsibility for the economic well-being of its citizens.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Beatrice Siegel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1413.W34 S53 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3500139M
      ISBN 100027826309
      LC Control Number82020359
      OCLC/WorldCa8907169

      After leaving the hospital, Brewster worked for a time as a nurse at the Henry Street Settlement satellite on East 78th Street. She married William Stone Booth, a librarian and literary adviser, in October of The address that appears on her marriage certificate is .   Lillian Wald of Henry Street by Siegel, Beatrice. Publication date Topics Wald, Lillian D., -- Juvenile literature, Wald, Lillian D., , Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature, Social reformers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN Pages:

      Lillian Wald originated the public health nursing service and the Henry Street Settlement to meet the needs of the poor in New York City’s Lower East Side. During the early twentieth century, this outstanding nurse and social activist was a dynamic force for social reform, creating widely-adopted models of public health and social service programs..   The modern Henry Street Settlement is spread throughout several buildings in the neighborhood, providing health care, shelter, job training and a host of services to the community. Â But it started out in just three adjacent Federalist-style townhouses on Henry Street, recruited into duty by Wald and her benefactor Jacob Schiff to stem the tide of disease and harm that threatened families in.

      Read The House On Henry Street absolutely for free at 7/10(3). Lillian Wald is best known as the founder of Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in She was also a nurse and Progressive activist who worked for immigrant and Civil Rights, woman suffrage, public health, and global antimilitarism.


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This book delves into the life of Lillian D. Wald and her accomplishments. From her involvement in the Henry Street Movement to her stance toward the Federal Children's Bureau, Wald exemplifies the progressive social reform movement.

Further, her lead in the push for full-time nursing staff in public schools and progress with the Red Cross to /5(7). One of the most influential and respected social reformers of the 20th century, Henry Street Settlement founder Lillian Wald () was a tireless and accomplished humanitarian.

Born into a life of privilege, and descended from a family of Jewish professionals, at age 22 Wald came to Manhattan to attend the New York Hospital School of Nursing. Lillian D. Wald (Ma – September 1, ) was an American nurse, humanitarian and author. She was known for contributions to human rights and was the founder of American community nursing.

She founded the Henry Street Settlement and was an early advocate for nursing in schools. This book House on Henry Street is the author's memoir/5(7). Pictured: A Henry Street Nurse Crosses Tenement Rooftop, early s. The Visiting Nurse Service of New York Records, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.

During the influenza epidemic ofHenry Street’s founder, Lillian Wald, was recognized as an influential leader in service and care to all of New York City. She Read More».

The House on Henry Street was written at the height of the Progressive Era, when economic prosperity and an expansive spirit were pervasive, but when poverty and misery were the lot of countless new immigrants and families in urban areas.

This book is the story of the early years of the Settlement and of the personal involvement of Lillian Wald Author: Lillian D. Wald. Much of the credit for its survival may be attributed to its founder, Lillian Wald, who is also the author of this House on Henry Street was /5.

The House on Henry Street by Lillian D. Wald, Illustrated by Abraham Phillips and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lillian Wald Book Summary: Founder of Henry Street Settlement on New York's Lower East Side as well as the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Lillian Wald () was a remarkable social welfare activist.

She was also a second-generation German Jewish immigrant who developed close associations with Jewish New York even as she consistently dismissed claims that her work emerged from a. Lillian D. Wald was a practical idealist who worked to create a more just society.

Her goal was to ensure that women and children, immigrants and the poor, and members of all ethnic and religious groups would realize America's promise of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.".

EBOOK SYNOPSIS: This volume includes Clare Coss's play Lillian Wald: At Home on Henry Street, which is closely based on Wald's writings and actual events in her life as well as speeches, letters, and leaflets by Wald herself--"a carefully balanced selection, highlighting Wald's antiwar activities and her deep concern for the rights of labor"--Annette T.

Rubinstein, Science and Society. Editions for The House on Henry Street: X (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: Lillian Wald began her work inwhen she discovered the need for health care among New York’s largely Jewish immigrant population.

Her solution to this problem, in the form of public health nursing—a term she coined—served only as the beginning of her life’s work, which was dedicated to providing health care, education and social services to the poor and immigrant members of her. The house on Henry Street by Wald, Lillian D., Publication date [c] Topics Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.), Poor -- New York (State) New York Publisher H.

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Addeddate Pages: : The House on Henry Street () by Wald, Lillian D and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(17).

Van Wyck Brooks, Connecticut neighbor and help- ful friend, months before the book was begun, as we gathered about the open fire, pressed the opinion that another volume should follow The House on Henry Street.

In this he was abetted by Lee Simonson. Get this from a library. Lillian Wald of Henry Street. [Beatrice Siegel] -- A biography of an urban pioneer who evolved new concepts of public health, led the movement for peace, and pressed government to assume responsibility for the economic well-being of its citizens.

For example, Sidney Hillman, a prominent labor leader, wrote in the book in that he hoped the New Deal would be as successful as Ms. Wald’s work with Henry : Hilary Howard.

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Photographs; ORGANIZING RETAIL WORKERS; The Henry Street Settlement—Daily Life, Preview this book» What people are The House on Henry Street Lillian D. Wald Full view - the house on henry street lillian d.

wald Full view - View all». Nearly one hundred years after the Henry Street Settlement was founded, this venerable institution still serves the people of the lower East Side of New York. Much of the credit for its survival may be attributed to its founder, Lillian Wald, who is also the author of this book.

"The House on Henry Street "was written at the height of the Progressive Era, when economic prosperity and an. Lillian D. Wald ( – ) — Nurse, Social Worker, Women’s Rights Activist and Founder of Henry Street Settlement Introduction: Lillian D. Wald was a nurse, social worke.A few years later, Wald founded the Henry Street Settlement.

In addition to healthcare, social services and instruction in various subjects from English language to music was available.The Nursing Legacy of Lillian Wald. Historians regard Lillian D. Wald as the founder of the modern-day public health nursing.

The Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service in New York City stand as living memorials to her lifelong dedication to humanitarian causes.