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Clara Barton, Humanitarian

Clara Barton, Humanitarian

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Published by The Columbia Historical Society in Washington .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL26313875M
OCLC/WorldCa848892566

  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. "The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal" tells the story of the charitable organization from its start in , through its humanitarian aid during wars, natural disasters, and the Depression, to its relief efforts of the Moser Jones illustrates the tension between the organization's founding principles of.

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. Civil War nurse, humanitarian and founder of American Red Cross. Place of Birth: North Oxford, MA. Decem Place of Death: Place of Burial: Clara Barton's Lifetime of Service. Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton was born in North Oxford, Massachusetts in , the youngest of Stephen and Sarah Barton's five children. When Clara Barton.

The American Red Cross helps people all over the United States and the world, but it began with one woman: Clara Barton. Readers will learn about her childhood, her time as a teacher, and her work helping wounded soldiers during the Civil War as well as her other remarkable humanitarian efforts. Photographs, maps, and illustrations support the. Clara Barton National Historic Site Kevin Patti gave a tour of the former Red Cross headquarters in Glen Echo, Maryland, and talked about the life and


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Clara Barton, Humanitarian Download PDF EPUB FB2

Clara Barton Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. Barton was educated at home and began teaching at age She attended the Liberal Institute at Clinton, N.Y.

(–51). In in Bordentown, N.J., she established a free school that soon became so. Clarissa “Clara” Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian.

At a time when few women worked outside the home, she became the first woman to hold a government job, as a patent clerk in Washington, DC. Clara Barton: Humanitarian. [Samuel Willard Crompton] -- A biography of the humanitarian whose greatest achievement was the founding of the American Red Cross.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Willard Crompton. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Clara Barton\/span>\n \u00A0. 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 Clara Barton the Civil War. She then established a service of supplies for soldiers and nursed in army camps and on the battlefields.

Featuring detailed sidebars, handy vocabulary boxes, and a visual timeline, DK's Biography series is perfect for book reports or anytime reading. DK Biography: Clara Barton tells the story of the humanitarian, suffragette, civil rights activist, and founder and first president of the American Red Cross including her childhood in Massachusetts, her career as a teacher, her aid work during /5(3).

In Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross, Helen Dore Boylston stresses Barton’s devotion to service—her courage, unselfishness, and passion for helping others.

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Finished. Clara Barton, humanitarian. Clara Barton, humanitarian. Clara Barton was an American humanitarian and a hospital nurse in the American Civil War.

Background Clara Barton was born on Decemin North Oxford, Massachussets. Clarissa “Clara” Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian.

At a time when few women worked outside the home, she became the first woman to hold a government job, as a patent clerk in Washington, DC.5/5(63).

The life of Clara Barton, founder of the American red cross, A digital reproduction is available from the Open Collections Program at Harvard University, Women and.

Book Report on Clara Barton Clara Barton attacked many social problems of the ’s. From creating a free school, to being on the front lines helping soldiers in the Civil War, to creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was a humanitarian.

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 untilwhen she resigned at age Clara Barton died on Apat her home in Glen Echo, Maryland.

Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton (Decem – Ap ) was an American teacher, nurse, and the American Civil War, she was in charge of the agency to find missing Union also headed several hospitals in is best remembered for organizing the American Red : Clarissa Harlowe Barton, Decem.

Clarissa “Clara” Barton is most widely acknowledged as the founder of the American branch of the Red Cross. Her life’s work cemented her as one of the most important figures in the history of social work and nursing alike, and millions of people from across the globe have benefited from her contributions to American began her lifetime of service at the beginning of the.

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Clara Barton is an enduring symbol of humanitarianism for her work during the American Civil War, where she played a fundamental role in distributing much needed provisions and medical supplies to the Union Army.

She was also renowned as an educator, nurse and a founder of the American Red Cross. Clarissa "Clara" Barton was a shy girl who grew up to become a teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. At a time when few women worked outside the home, she became the first woman to hold a government job, as a patent clerk in Washington, DC/5.

As Clara Barton grew older, she spoke less around the country and turned instead to writing as a way to stir up support for issues she was passionate about. InBarton wrote the book The Red Cross in Peace and War, which detailed the relief work done by the organization up to that time.

A true national heroine, humanitarian pioneer Clara Barton certainly left her mark in American history. Known for her assistance of wounded soldiers on the Civil War’s bloodiest battlefields, she is also truly responsible for the implementation of the principles and activities of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in.

Young Clara helped nurse him back to health. These experiences would prove beneficial, and at times crucial, to her humanitarian work later in life. Clara Goes to Work. At the age of eighteen, Clara Barton went to work: not as a nurse, but as a teacher. In the s in the United States, nursing was a predominately male profession.

Featuring detailed sidebars, handy vocabulary boxes, and a visual timeline, DK's Biography series is perfect for book reports or anytime reading. DK Biography: Clara Barton tells the story of the humanitarian, suffragette, civil rights activist, and founder and first president of the American Red Cross including her childhood in Massachusetts, her career as a teacher, her aid work during.

Purpose: This book fulfills its purpose to present a scholarly and objective account of the life of Clara Barton, Audience: The target audience includes students of women's studies, nurses, and those interested in the Civil War, Red Cross, and 19th-century humanitarian efforts.

The author is a credible scholar and makes a concise Price: $Admirable Women! Clara Barton, A Pioneering Humanitarian! Considering the recent devastation from hurricane Florence that has wrecked havoc in North Carolina, where many have been evacuated from their homes and are being assisted by dedicated volunteers from many national agencies, including the Red Cross, it seems fitting to share the fascinating story behind the pioneering efforts of Clara.