#1844 – 1983 1c Dorothea Dix

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U.S. #1844
1983 1¢ Dorothea Dix
Great Americans

Issue Date: September 23, 1983
City: Hampden, Maine
Quantity: 200,000,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Perforations: 11 x 10 ½
Color: Black

Repulsed by the inhumane treatment of the mentally ill, Dorothea Dix launched a lifelong campaign in 1841 to win relief for the insane and the retarded. During her crusade, she founded 32 mental institutions and improved more than 100 others.
 
The Great Americans Series
The popular Great Americans Series honors special Americans from all walks of life and honors them for their contributions to society and their fellow man. Sixty-four different stamps make up the complete set to pay tribute to important individuals who were leaders in education, the military, literature, the arts, and human and civil rights.