Clara Barton
(1821-1912) Dubbed "the Angel of the Battlefield" during the Civil War, Clarissa "Clara" Barton cooked food, brought supplies, and assisted surgeons on the battleground. Following the war, Miss Barton procured presidential approval to enstate the first federal office to record names of missing, wounded, and dead soldiers; she was also part of the expedition to establish the first National Cemetery in Andersonville, GA. Her decade-long efforts to organize humanitarian aid led to the founding of the American Red Cross, of which she served as president for 23 years.

Selected Performance Sites:
- Salem (NH) Historical Museum, April '14
- Middlesex Community College, Middletown (CT), March '14
- Millyard Museum, Manchester (NH), September '13
- Methuen Public Library, April '13
- The Discovery Museums, Acton (MA), March '13
- Cambridge Public Library, sponsored by Swiss Consulate, swissnex Boston, with Cambridge History Collaborative, November '12
- Sherborn Public Library, March '12
- Windsor (CT) Public Library, March '12
- Framingham Public Library, March '12
- Medford Public Library, July '11
- Round House Museum, Living History Days, Belchertown, July '06
- Family Resource Center at Clara Barton Birthplace Museum, N. Oxford (MA), May '06
- Wells (ME) Public Library, March '06
- Civil War Round Table, Hamden (CT), June '05
- Moses Greeley Parker Speaker Series, Lowell (MA), March '03
- First Unitarian Church, Norwell (MA), May '02
- N. Oxford (MA) Public Library, October '01
- Winchester Public Library, October '01
- Weymouth Historical Society, April '01
- Clara Barton Birthplace Museum, N. Oxford (MA), October '00
- Clara Barton Birthplace Museum, N. Oxford, April '00
- Mansfield (MA) Historical Society, September '99
- Clara Barton Birthplace Museum, May '99
- First Unitarian Universalist Parish, Mendon (MA), March '98
- N. Oxford (MA) Women's Club, October '97
- Mass. National Guard Military Museum, Worcester, September '97
- Millbury (MA) Historical Society, June '97


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