Dorothea Dix - Social Reformer
Civil War Nursing - Requirements for Union Army Military Nurses
Document written by Dorothea Dix to lay out the requirements for women who would work in the nursing service for the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Sanitary Commission (USSC)
A profile of the United States Sanitary Commission, founded in 1861, which helped promote health in the Union Army Camps, provide supplies, and raise money for the Union effort.
A biography of Dorothea Dix written by a student, part of a larger complex on women's intellectual contributions.
A student-written biography of Dorothea Dix, emphasizing her teaching, her "second career" in reforming jails and mental institutions, and the current neglect of her contributions to history.
Dorothea Dix Biography
A short biographical sketch of Dix, primarily emphasizing her work during the Civil War.
Dorothea Dix by Samuel Bell Waugh
Portrait of Dorothea Dix from the Smithsonian Institution, painting by Samuel Bell Waugh.
Dorothea Dix Picture
A daguerreotype photograph of Dorothea Dix from the National Library of Medicine.
Dorothea Lynde Dix
Large black-and-white image, originally from a painting, with a short profile of Dix.
Gravesite of Dorothea Dix
A photograph of Dorothea Dix' gravesite, accompanied by a biographical sketch from the American Association for the History of Nursing.