Grief carved in stone. Kӓthe Kollwitz captured this in her artwork.
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.
Introducing a new series, presenting art that grapples with themes of war.
Just down the street from the boarding house where Clara Barton lived, Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner set up his gallery.
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.
Distinguished by her tireless work for the rights and well-being of patients, Colonel Laura Brosch is both a great leader and a great adviser in the field of military medicine.
“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? […]
There are more connections between the American Civil War and Galactic Civil War than one would think. Jake Wynn and Amelia Grabowski sat down to explore the connections between medicine a long, long time ago in a galaxy far away and Civil War medicine.
Vera Brittain was a young women living in England when World War I broke out. Her life changed.
Nurse, humanitarian, battlefield-braver, and kick-butt 19th century woman: Harriet Tubman was truly astounding.