Clara Barton

Angel of the battle field

Clara Barton's contributions

  • Clara Barton became apart of the U.S. Sanitary Commission she worked to solicit and distribute supplies to the wounded
  • She fought for the rights of women to be treated equally in the workplace
  • She went to some of the civil war battles and found that the soldiers didn't have a way to get basic supplies to take care of their wounds
  • On May 21, 1881 she founded the American Red Cross this helps people recover from all sorts of disasters from floods to fires to earthquakes and also runs a major blood donation
  • In 1865 she began a project of locating missing soliders
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By: Brooke Anders