Archives for May 2016

Clara Barton, American Red Cross: Serving the Public for 135 Years

One hundred and thirty-five years ago, on May 21, 1881, Clara Harlow Barton attended the first meeting focused on what would become the American Red Cross Society. The Chicago Tribune reported on the meeting the following day. It was entitled, The Red Cross: Its Organization. “Washington, D.C., May 21- At a meeting this evening, largely […]