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Memorial to Miss Clara Barton.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

Memorial to Miss Clara Barton.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • District of Columbia,
  • Monuments,
  • Public buildings

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMemorial to Clara Barton, distinguished woman of Civil War, in Red Cross building, D.C
    SeriesH.rp.1512
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16126843M

    MISS CLARA BARTON IN RED CROSS WORK; Statement of the ex-General Secretary in Her Defense. HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT Walter P. Phillips Says That . Prior to reading this well written and equally well researched book I knew OF Clara Barton. Post reading I felt that I actually KNEW this amazing woman and she is now, IN MY EYES,a heroic personality who contributed greatly to the Union cause,provided for the reliefof the suffering and knew how to network and "work" the Washington system like few others of her witnessed first hand.

      Memorial to Clara Barton I stopped by the cemetery in Oxford, Massachusetts, today. Clara Barton, first president of the American Red Cross, was born in Oxford and is buried here. Clara Barton was a Universalist who attended the Universalist Church in Oxford, MA. The Clara Barton District of the Unitarian Universalist Association includes Views: K. Rolls of missing soldiers accompanying the Memorial of Clara Barton, July , no. 1 To support her appeal to Congress, Clara Barton attached this example of a roll of missing soldiers. Barton compiled such lists from names sent to her by soldiers’ families and friends.

    Upon her return home, Barton was determined that the United States should participate in the global Red Cross network. Working with influential friends and contacts such as Frederick Douglass, she founded the American Red Cross in Barton served as president of the organization until , when she resigned at age Clara Barton died on Ap , at her home in Glen Echo, Maryland. Museum History and Property Ownership. C larissa Harlowe “Clara” Barton was born in a small North Oxford farmhouse on Christmas day She was raised in the Universalist tradition and attended the Oxford Universalist Church founded by the Rev. Hosea Ballou.


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Memorial to Miss Clara Barton by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library Download PDF EPUB FB2

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Memorial to Miss Clara Barton. Clara Barton was born on Decemin Oxford, Massachusetts. She became a teacher, worked in the U.S. Patent Office and was an independent nurse during the Civil War.

While visiting Europe, she worked with a relief organization known as the International Red Cross, and lobbied for an American branch when she returned home/5(11). Clara Barton was one of those diminutive New England women of the nineteenth century who was determined to make the world a better place.

What Susan B. Anthony was to women's suffrage and Harriet Beecher Stowe was to the cause of abolition, Clara Barton was to the humanitarian impulse of the American people to help the unfortunate victims of war and disaster/5. Among them was a sign that read “Missing Soldiers Office, Office 3rd Story Room 9, Miss Clara Barton.” These were the rooms where Clara Barton had lived and worked during the Civil War.

Lyons’ discovery sparked two decades of hard work and collaboration to save the building and turn it into the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum. Clara Barton, –, American humanitarian, organizer of the American Red Cross, b. North Oxford (now Oxford), Mass.

She taught school (–54) and clerked in the U.S. Patent Office before the outbreak of the Civil War. She then established a service of supplies for soldiers and nursed in army camps and on the battlefields.

Clara Barton has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Clara Barton’s most popular book is A Story of the Red Cross Glimpses of Field Work. Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum Miss Clara Barton, The fountains of the U.S.

Navy Memorial are annually salted with water from the Seven Seas as part of a nautical ritual. Clarissa Harlowe Barton (Decem – Ap ) was a pioneering American nurse who founded the American Red was a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, a teacher, and patent g education was not very formalized at that time and she did not attend nursing school, so she provided self-taught nursing care.

Barton is noteworthy for doing humanitarian work. He discovered more than a thousand objects, among which w­­­­as a sign that read “Missing Soldiers Office, Office 3rd Story Room 9, Miss Clara Barton.” These were the rooms where Clara Barton had lived and worked during the Civil War.

All because of a tap on the shoulder from someone who wasn’t there at all – at least in the flesh. Clara Barton, best known as the “Angel of the Battlefield” for her service to the wounded during the Civil War, and as the founder of the American Red Cross, devoted her time following the war to helping locate missing soldiers.

In the spring ofBarton began receiving correspondence from the families of the missing, asking for her assistance in finding information on the whereabouts.

Clara Barton ( - ) "Battlefield Angel" Clara Barton worked on the front lines of the Civil War to tend injured soldiers and maintain Army hospitals. She went on to found the American Red Cross, now one of the largest humanitarian organizations in the U.S.

(Wikimedia Commons). Get this from a library. A memorial to Clara Barton, [Julia H Gulliver;]. Inshe founded the American Red Cross to help the unfortunate victims of wars and disasters.

She served as its president from to The Red Cross of today stands as a living memorial to the lifelong efforts of this valiant lady.

Here Miss Barton tells the story of the first 25 years of the historic organization she founded. So this is the first in a series of articles about Miss Clara Barton’s history, and as such, I’ll start with an overview of Barton’s life.

Explore on, Junior Rangers. Clara Barton, cir ca A Resolution providing for Expenses incurred in searching for missing Soldiers of the Army of the United States, and for the further Prosecution of the same. WHEREAS Miss Clara Barton has, during the late war of the rebellion, expended from her own resources large sums of money in endeavoring to discover missing soldiers of the armies of the.

An appeal for funds to build a memorial to Miss Clara Barton in Washington, D.C., has been issued by the Clara Barton National Memorial Association, of which Mrs. John A. Logan is President and of. When Clara Barton visited Europe in search of rest inshe discovered a still wider field of service.

Friends in Geneva, Switzerland, introduced her to the Red Cross and she read A Memory of Solferino, a book written by Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross Movement. Dunant called for international agreements to protect the sick and. Clara Barton Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Availability of Reproductions. To inquire about reproductions of Manuscript Division items found in American Memory, contact the Library of Congress Duplication Services. The book is inscribed, “To Miss Clara Barton, whose life has been to minister the bettering of the conditioning of the unfortunate in War, Pestilence and Famine, this book is respectfully inscribed as a tribute of appreciation." Paper, fabric.

HWD cm Clara Barton National Historic Site, CLBA Patriotism in Poetry & Prose. The Clara Barton Homestead is located three miles west of Oxford on Clara Barton Road. The Clara Barton Birthplace Museum will be open during the summer of Please call The Barton Center for Diabetes Education at for hours of operation and tour schedule.

Page - Cross, both in relief measures preparatory to the campaigns, in sanitary assistance at several of the camps of assemblage, and later, under the able and experienced leadership of the president of the society, Miss Clara Barton, on the fields of battle and in the hospitals at the front in Cuba.

Working in conjunction with the governmental authorities and under their sanction and.Clara Barton in Dansville and When the Civil War ended in the spring ofClara Barton was in her mid-forties. Although she had given three years of active service as a nurse on the front lines of the war, she was again ready to embark on a mission of mercy.Clara Barton Opens a School “If you will let me try, I will teach the children free for six months.” After teaching in the Oxford area for a dozen years, she decided to further her own education and in enrolled at the Clinton Liberal Institute in Clinton, New York, for a year of study.