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Clara Barton I want to help! by Cathy East Dubowski

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Published by Bearport Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Barton, Clara, -- 1821-1912 -- Juvenile literature,
  • American Red Cross -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Nurses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Statementby Cathy East Dubowski ; consultant, Lynn D. Gordon.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
SeriesDefining moments, Defining moments (New York, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23275093M
ISBN 10159716075X, 1597161128
LC Control Number2005005223

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Clara was one of the earliest women to work for the federal government and it was not easy. Many of Barton’s male coworkers harassed Clara and tried to besmirch her good name and get her fired. Lucky for Clara, she had a great boss who defended her and refused to dismiss her due to hearsay. May 12,  · Clara Barton is one of the most-recognized heroes of the American Civil War. She began her illustrious career as an educator but found her true calling tending. Clara Barton: Spirit of the American Red Cross (Ready-to-read SOFA) by Patricia Lakin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at she published a book in , The Red Cross in War and Peace. An investigation was launched and Barton faced a Senate committee hearing in March In May of that year, eighty-two-year-old Clara Barton resigned her position as president of the American Red Cross. Despite the difficulties.