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Catalog Number 2001.85.1
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Black and white "WOMEN WHO DARED" Dorothea Dix postcard, unused, divided back, no spot for stamp, by "Pomegranate Box 6099 Rohnert Park CA 94927" with "Photograph courtesy Historical Picture Services, Inc."
On back,
"Dorothea Dix (1802-87), American social reformer. Despite public apathy, disbelief and outright opposition, with dignity, feverish compassion and determination, she directly promoted the building of 32 mental institutions in the United States at a time when insane and emotionally disturbed people were routinely imprisoned with criminal and then forgotten."
Title Dorothea Dix Postcard
Collection Museum of DisABILITY