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“... the fundamental principle [of settlement work] remains: that people shall take up their residence in industrial communities, giving what they may have of public spirit, and partaking of the life about them; preserving their identity as individuals and endeavoring to keep the settlement free from the institutional form of philanthropic work. ... the relationship is reciprocal ...”
Lillian Wald, U.S. public health nurse, humanitarian, writer
(1867 - 1940)
Full name: Lillian D. Wald. Even her headstone has just the middle initial “D.”