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date: 07 May 2021

Lathrop, Julia Cliffordlocked

  • Larraine M. EdwardsLarraine M. EdwardsPractitioner, Winston–Salem, NC


Julia Clifford Lathrop (1858–1932), an advocate of child welfare and mentally ill people, helped found the country's first children's mental hygiene clinic, the Juvenile Psychopathic Institute, in 1909. She became the first director of the U.S. Children's Bureau in 1912.

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