“What she did in nursing is incredibly important and we don’t want to diminish that at all. But to say that Clara Barton is a nurse is a gross understatement of her importance. The fact is that she was a relief organizer at a time when women didn’t do that. At a time when women found that they had to get men involved in order to be taken seriously, Clara Barton bucked that system.” George Wunderlich, Executive Director, NMCWM
Below is a short preview of CSPAN-3′s show American Artifacts featuring two episodes on the CBMSO.
Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office
Written on:October 12, 2013