New York State Women's History

Henry Street Settlement ...A NYS Women's History Site
Lillian Wald
265 Henry St. New York NY 10002

Type: Building

Category/Significance: economics (social work)

As founder & headworker of Henry Street Settlement until 1933, Wald drew from global intellectual currents of reform especially networks of women and Progressives as she integrated her Settlement into powerful political networks for social change. During her 40 years at the helm, she established herself as a courageous national leader in campaigns for social reform, public health and anti-militarism, and as an international crusader for human rights. ...learn more>>

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