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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society

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Underwood & Underwood, Children's Aid Society, National Orphan Train Complex, 1909

New York City founded in 1853. It serves 150,000 children per year, providing foster care, medical and mental health services, and a wide range of…

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Part of the Brady-Handy Collection, W.W. Godding, Superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital

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Part of the Brady-Handy Collection, W.W. Godding, Superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Library of Congress, 1865-1880

Today, research on alcohol/drug abuse and mental health is conducted under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Substance Abuse and Mental…

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Milbank Memorial Fund, Elizabeth Milbank Anderson, Public Health Activist

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Milbank Memorial Fund, Elizabeth Milbank Anderson, Public Health Activist, Milbank Memorial Fund, Before 1921

While Elizabeth Anderson was living in New York, she noted the deplorable conditions around the state and sought to improve them with her and her…

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Library of Congress, Dorothea Lynde Dix, Activist

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Library of Congress, Dorothea Lynde Dix, Activist, Library of Congress, None

Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802 – 1887) was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state…

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