“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.
A favorite with soldiers, North and South …
This week’s Art and War blog post features Langston Hughes, who was born 114 years ago today.
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? […]