Clara Barton

by Robert Hogrogian

Publisher: January Productions

Written in English
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  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Medical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8391208M
ISBN 100934898332
ISBN 109780934898331

Though shy as a child, Clara Barton became a courageous humanitarian. She spent much of her life helping people. She taught and helped care for soldiers on the battlefield during the Civil War, earning the name "Angel of the Battlefield." After going to Europe and learning about an organization there called the Red Cross, Clara decided to start one in America. This book is a concise, interpretive account of the life of Clara Barton from her childhood in Massachusetts through her feats of heroism during the Civil War, her founding of the American Red Cross, which she led for 20 years, and her bitterly contested ejection from office which clouded her last decade. Clara Barton () led a life in the service of humanity. Clara Barton Professional Angel (Book): Pryor, Elizabeth Brown: Widely known today as the Angel of the Battlefield, Clara Barton's personal life has always been shrouded in mystery. In Clara Barton, Professional Angel, Elizabeth Brown Pryor presents a biography of Barton that strips away the heroic exterior and reveals a complex and often trying woman. Based on the papers Clara Barton. Dec 12,  · The author reevaluated the source material of Barton's own recollections and the text of her many speeches after the war. In Clara Barton's Civil War: Between Bullet and Hospital Pfanz offers a more realistic and historically grounded account of Barton's work during the war.5/5.

Clara Barton Elementary School in North Redmond. The Lake Washington School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a. Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, Washington D. C. 3, likes · talking about this · were here. Explore the unassuming boarding house rooms where Clara Barton lived and worked during the /5(30). Biography: Where did Clara Barton grow up? Clara was born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on Christmas Day in in Oxford, Massachusetts. Her father, Captain Stephen Barton, was a veteran of the Indian Wars and owned a farm. Her mother, Sarah, was a firm believer in women's rights and taught Clara that all people should be treated equally. Mar 13,  · By Paul Theerman, Associate Director, Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health When the battleship Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, February 15, , Clara Barton was within earshot: The work of that fifteenth day of February held [us] busy at our writing tables until late at night. The house.

Clara Barton was born to a farm family in Oxford, Massachusetts. Even as a child, she wanted to help others. She treated injured pets and cared for her brother when he suffered from a fall from a barn. Action-packed non-fiction, the graphic library series present the stories of history in high-interest, graphic novel format. The story of Clara Barton's childhood, education, teaching experiences, work as a nurse during the Civil War, and her efforts to have the Red Cross in America are recounted in pictures and captions. Index, glossary, and 'more information' fact page are included. 32 pages Format: Paperback.

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Clara Barton’s most popular book is A Story of the Red Cross Glimpses of Field Work. Clara Barton has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Clara Barton’s most popular book is A Story of the Red Cross Glimpses of Field Work. Clara Barton has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Clara Barton’s most popular book is A Story of the Red. May 16,  · Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans) [Augusta Stevenson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents/5(13). After leaving the Red Cross, Clara Barton remained active, giving speeches and lectures. She also wrote a book entitled The Story of My Childhood, which was published in Barton died at her Born: Dec 25, Jul 10,  · The book I read was called "Who Was Clara Barton" By Stephanie Spinner.

The book was about Clara Barton who was an aid and the President of "The ARC" Or Americas Red Cross. She helped the Sick, The injured, and the People who lost their homes to tragic incidents/5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Teacher Created Materials - Primary Source Readers: Clara Barton - Angel of the Battlefield - Grade 1 - Guided Reading Level I. Barton served as president of the organization untilwhen she resigned at age Clara Barton died on April 12,at her home in Glen Echo, Maryland.

Her legacy to the nation—service to humanity—is reflected in the services provided daily by the employees and volunteers of. View the profiles of people named Clara Barton. Join Facebook to connect with Clara Barton and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. 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.

Jul 24,  · 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(2).

Clara 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 large that the townsmen would no longer allow a.

Clara was one of the earliest women to work for the federal government and it was not easy. Many of Barton’s male coworkers harassed Clara and tried to besmirch her good name and get her fired. Lucky for Clara, she had a great boss who defended her and refused to dismiss her due to hearsay. May 12,  · Clara Barton is one of the most-recognized heroes of the American Civil War.

She began her illustrious career as an educator but found her true calling tending. Clara Barton: Spirit of the American Red Cross (Ready-to-read SOFA) by Patricia Lakin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at she published a book inThe Red Cross in War and Peace.

An investigation was launched and Barton faced a Senate committee hearing in March In May of that year, eighty-two-year-old Clara Barton resigned her position as president of the American Red Cross.

Despite the difficulties. Clara Barton Elementary School Home. This is the drop off/pick up door for students in the CDA Before and After Care programs. View News Section. CBS Spring Book Fair.

4 Mar. CBS Spring Book Fair. 5 Mar. CBS Spring Book Fair. View Calendar. View More Info. Featured Links. Show All Links. Quick Poll. The papers of nurse, educator, philanthropist, and lecturer Clara Barton () consist of 62, items (81, images), most of which were digitized from reels of previously produced microfilm.

Spanning the yearswith the bulk dating from tothe collection contains. Page 22 - I never addressed a colonel as captain, got my cavalry on foot or mounted my infantry" — information to come in handy in Civil and Spanish-American War days.

Home instruction did not stand in the way of "regular school" of two terms each year of three months each. When Clara was n, David fell from the roof at a "barn raising" and was ill for two years.5/5(2).

A pioneer all her life, Clara Barton began her greatest endeavor when she was nearly 40 years old. The soldiers recruited to fight in the Civil War did not have enough warm clothes or medical supplies to last through the four long years of battle.

Book a Group Tour. Share the experience of visiting the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum with a group. Discover together how Clara Barton, her friends, and her colleagues pulled together to make a difference on the battlefield and in the aftermath of the American Civil War.

Clara Barton's Lifetime of Service Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton was born in North Oxford, Massachusetts inthe youngest of Stephen and Sarah Barton's five children. When Clara Barton was 11 years old, her older brother David fell from a rafter in a barn he was helping to build.

Mar 02,  · Clara Barton dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need - both home and abroad, in peacetime as well as during military emergencies. Glen Echo was her home the last 15 years of her life and the structure illustrates her dedication and concern for those less fortunate than herself.

Read More. The Life Story of Clara Barton Unit with Articles, Activities & Flip Book Clara Barton's life story is a truly inspirational story. She is a role model and superstar that your students will love learning about.

See more. Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She worked as a hospital nurse in. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Clara Barton (Barton, Clara, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Barton, Clara,contrib.: America's Relief Expedition to Asia Minor Under the Red Cross () (HTML at Barton, Clara, The Red Cross: A History of This Remarkable International Movement in the Interest of Humanity.

Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross (Book): Somervill, Barbara A.: The Civil War () divided the people of the United States. Torn over the issues of slavery and states' rights, the North and the South battled against each other in the deadliest American conflict ever fought.

When the war ended, the country worked to unite and heal. Some of the people who lived and served. Jul 23,  · 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. Clara Barton wrote many books, including The Story of My Child Hood on March 4, she also wrote History of the Red Cross in Clara Barton summary: Clara Barton is best known as one of the founders of the American Red Cross and as a pioneer in the field of nursing.

She was also a supporter of the women’s suffrage movement and dedicated her life to helping people. Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton was born December 25,in North Oxford, Massachusetts, to Captain Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton.

Jan 08,  · Take a close-up look at Clara Barton, who bravely nursed soldiers during the Civil War. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect from Time For Kids ®.Historical and contemporary photographs capture the life of this caring woman and show how her legacy—the American Red Cross—assists people today.

Susan Rosenvold, superintendent and historian of the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, visited the building on seventh street and spoke about the life and work of humanitarian Clara Barton. Clara Barton () grew up to show great courage in dangerous and challenging circumstances, all because she wanted to help others.

During the Civil War, Clara delivered supplies right to the battlefields, where she cared for hundreds, if not thousands, of wounded Union and Confederate soldiers.

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.

Despite its title, the.the local historical collection at the Dansville Public Library and at Clara Barton Chapter #1, the American Red Cross, 57 Elizabeth Street, Dansville, New York. Copies of Conklin’s book (which does not list his name as author, but credits Chapter #1) were distributed to leading libraries throughout the country.Jan 22,  · 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.