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Triangle

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“The entire neighborhood is sitting shiva.” Reflections on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and it’s effect on our world, and the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum.


Lorena

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A favorite with soldiers, North and South …


Give Us Our Peace

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This week’s Art and War blog post features Langston Hughes, who was born 114 years ago today.


Kӓthe Kollwitz

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Grieving Parents, sculpture by Kathe Kollwitz

Grief carved in stone. Kӓthe Kollwitz captured this in her artwork.


Drummer Hodge

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Stars through the trees

The second installment of our Art and War series takes us far from Clara Barton’s DC residence to discuss familiar themes of death far from home and the lack of closure therein.


Art and War: A New Series

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Walt Whitman Brady Phtograph

Introducing a new series, presenting art that grapples with themes of war.



Sarah E. Goode

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Patent Application for Sarah Goode's Folding Desk

Sarah Goode is believed to be the first African American woman to receive a United States patent. She invented a folding bed, a precursor to the modern Murphy bed.



Sojourner Truth

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Sojourner Truth

“Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women at the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. But what’s all this here talking about?   […]


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