“Your name will be handed down”: Clara Barton at the Library of Congress
September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm| Pay-What-You-Please
Michelle Krowl, from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress, will highlight some of the documents available online at the LOC about Clara Barton’s life and work.
Join Michelle Krowl, from the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, on Thursday, September 17 at 6:00 PM at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office as she discusses the resources available at the Library of Congress for the study of Clara Barton. During the program, she will pay particular attention to the materials that document Clara Barton’s Civil War experiences and her work on behalf of missing soldiers and their families – many of which were authored in the Missing Soldiers Office itself.
The program will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday September 17 at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office.
Michelle A. Krowl is the Civil War and Reconstruction specialist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. She received a B.A. in History from the University of California, Riverside, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of several articles and books on topics relating to the Civil War, as well as Quantico, Virginia and the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a library assistant at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., an assistant professor at Northern Virginia Community College, and as a research assistant for historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.