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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.



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?   […]


The Force is Strong with Civil War Medicine

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Comparison between Princess Leia and Clara Barton

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.




Giving Tuesday

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Giving Tuesday

For Clara Barton, every Tuesday was giving Tuesday. Support the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office by giving today.


Women’s History Wednesday: Clara Lemlich

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Illustration of Clara Lemlich from Brave Girl

We’re thinking about another Clara: Clara Lemlich. While Clara Barton was one of the first female federal employees, Clara Lemlich was also a working woman … a garment worker on New York’s Lower East Side.


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