Dorothea Dix: Girl Reformer

Dorothea Dix: Girl Reformer

By: Grace Hathaway Melin
Published by: Bobbs-Merrill Company
Publication Date: 1963
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans

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Five-year-old Dorothea Dix wanted more than anything else to learn to read, but her father, a poor preacher in the Maine wilderness, had no money to buy her a primer or a slate. Finally she persuade...

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