|1867||Born on March 10, in Cincinnati, Ohio|
|1891||Graduates New York Hospital Training School as a nurse|
|1893||Coins term "public health nurse" for nurses who worked outside hospitals in poor and middle-class communities.|
|1895||Founds Henry Street Settlement House|
|1900||Convinces NYC Board of Education to hire first special education instructor for children with mental disabilities and physical handicaps.|
|1903||Helps found Women's Trade Union League. |
Eighteen district nursing service centers now treating 4500 patients a year.
|1908||Travels 1286 miles in 14 days to investigate working conditions among immigrant laborers at highway and canal project camps.|
|1909||Henry Street partners with Metropolitan Life to provide quality health care to employed workers.|
|1910||Six-month tour of Hawaii, Japan, China, Russia to talk about her ideas and methods, and to learn about other cultures.|
|1912||Visits striking mill workings in Lawrence, MA, and offers Henry Street's support. |
Federal Children's Burean, for which she had been advocating since 1905, established.
|1915||Wald joins NAACP coalition to protest release of The Birth of a Nation |
Elected president of American Union Against Militarism and lobbies President Wilson to keep US out of war.
Publishes The House on Hentry Street. In this year alone, 100 nurses care for more than 26,575 patients and make more than 227,000 home visits.
Campaigns for women's suffrage, even as she fights anti-immigrant fears of suffragists, until right is passed in 1917.
|1918||Organizes volunteers to fight Spanish flu outbreak, notes that epidemic demonstrates "the desperate need for trained nurses."|
|1919||Represents Federal Children's Bureau at Red Cross conference in Cannes, France; then the 2nd Int'l Conf. on Women for Peace, Zurich, Switzerland where she co-founds Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.|
|1933||After suffering stroke, retires to her "house on the pond" in Westport, CT.|
|1940||Dies on Sept 1, 1940.|
Jewish Women's Archive. "Women of Valor - Lillian Wald - Timeline." (Viewed on April 18, 2014) <http://jwa.org/womenofvalor/wald/timeline>.