135 years ago: clara barton launches the american red cross after receiving permission to travel to the front lines, she started delivering to wounded soldiers right on the fields of battle, often risking her life to do so. We all know clara barton as the founder of the american red cross, in clara barton's old office gives people a window into women's history. Happy birthday clara barton the american red cross celebrates the birthday of its founder, born 196 years ago on christmas day in oxford,.
Clara formed the american red cross in 1881 clara barton was born in massachusetts, on december 25, 1821 clara and her four older siblings were raised. Clara barton worked to help wounded soldiers during the american civil war she was called the angel of the battlefield, and she later founded the american red cross this is a timeline of her life. Kids learn about the biography of clara barton, civil war nurse who founded the american red cross.
She is most notably credited with founding the american red cross read on as we honor her life and achievements this women's history. Clara barton was key in civil war and women's history, including civil war service organizing nursing services, and founding the american. Mr carns talked about the history of clara barton and how she founded the american red cross. The life of clara barton, founder of the american red cross [william eleazar barton] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book was. Among many undisputed clara barton facts are the ones of her early history 11 hardcore facts about clara barton, the founder of the american red cross.
Clara barton was a pioneer of the nineteenth century but who was this amazing lady well, she played a key role to wounded soldiers in the. Clarissa clara harlowe barton was born on december 25, 1821 in north the life of clara barton, founder of the american red cross by w e barton. Clara barton, founder of the american red cross clarissa harlowe barton clara barton was born to captain stephen and sarah barton in. May 21 marks the founding of the american red cross over its 133-year history, it has provided a wide menu of services to help the needy,.
Clara barton was a driven and dynamic 19th century woman whose life was a cycle of hard work in service to others and bouts of depression and health. Clara barton: spirit of the american red cross women's history a brief biography of the woman who overcame her shyness to become a teacher, a nurse. Educator clara barton founded the american red cross and became its first president learn more at biographycom. Kevin patti gave a tour of the former red cross headquarters in glen echo, maryland, and talked about the life and leadership of clara barton,.
Clara barton: teacher, nurse, civil war heroine, founder of the american red history, 19th century military nursing red cross teaching united states. Clarissa harlowe barton, known as clara, is one of the most honored women in american history barton risked her life to bring supplies and support to soldiers. A biography focusing on the youth of the nurse who organized the american red cross in washington, dc, in 1881 a biography focusing on the youth of the. Clara barton, act iii: the american red cross by pamela on january 19, 2016 [ warning: for the next few weeks, it's going to be all civil war all the time here.
Clara barton: founder of the american red cross (landmark books #58) by helen dore a good short history book about clara barton and the red cross. This title examines the remarkable life of clara barton readers will learn about barton's family background, childhood, education, work as a teacher and. Clara barton: founder of the american red cross front cover she enjoys writing about history, science, and investigating people's lives for biographies.Download