The autobiography of a woman doctor who pioneered in the relatively new of disease thirty years ago, and fought for protection and compensation of the worker. She was an important figure in medicine and public health, took part in many of the liberal-social projects of her time, the 1915 peace conference, the League's Committee to fight disease, the Sacco Vanzetti case. Early years with Jane Addams at Hull House draw her toward the labor cause, and she made the government's first surveys of disease, and won the coveted recognition of being appointed to Harvard's Medical School staff. A full life of a public spirited woman--well told. Not designed primarily for a lay audience, but for physicians, social workers, etc.