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BARTON, Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe


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BARTON, Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe

  • Born: 21 Dec 1821, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Died: 12 Apr 1912, Glen Echo, Montgomery, Maryland, United States aged 90

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Clara Barton, known as "The Angel of the Battlefield" during the Civil War, founded the American Red Cross in 1881. Before this, Clara worked as a teacher for 10 years (a career she began in an attempt to overcome her shyness) and would establish one of the first free public schools in New Jersey.