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Response To Dix Memorial
The Memorial says the woman was confined in a cellar and under the stairs. Well; the place may be called a cellar - but it is more properly a cellar-kitchen, not much if any worse than many kitchens of very genteel city mansions...
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Title: Response To Dix Memorial
Creator: n/a
Date: February 9, 1843
Format: Newspaper
Publication: Newburyport Herald
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.2
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Almshouses; Asylums; Civil Liberties & Rights; Dorothea Dix; Expose; Government; Government Agencies; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Insanity; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; Media; Memorials; Poverty; Prison; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health & Welfare; Public Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Women & Gender
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Thanks to Patricia Deegan.