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Lillian became a nurse during an exciting moment in the history of medicine. The discovery of germ theory, theories of disease transmission, X-rays, and the concept of preventative medicine were all taking shape. She created the Henry Street Settlement to provide health services and also fought for housing regulations, worker protections, child labor laws, nurses in schools, and women’s suffrage

Lillian Wald, Henry Street Settlement founder 1867-1940

  • Order and Fabric Information

    We are offering this as a limited edition until 5/5/2024. If you order by the 1st of the month, you will receive your portrait by the 1st of the following month.

    • ​​​​​​100% Silk
    • 24" x 60"
    • Made in USA
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