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Happy birthday, Lillian Wald (March 10, 1867 – Sept. 1, 1940)! ‪#‎Suffragist‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. ‪#‎Humanitarian‬. Civil rights activist. Anti-war activist. Founder of urban community nursing. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement in NYC’s Lower East Side. A co-founder of the NAACP. Member of the Woman’s Peace Party (a pacifist organization that became the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom). Born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Died in Westport, Connecticut. Never married. Lillian was involved in a long-term relationship with fellow reformer Mabel Hyde Kittredge. Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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