“Your name will be handed down”: Clara Barton at the Library of Congress
You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time. Join Michelle Krowl, from the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress, as she discusses the resources available online at the Library of Congress for the study of Clara Barton. During the program, she will pay particular attention to the materials that document Clara Barton’s Civil War experiences and her work on behalf of missing soldiers and their families – many of which were authored in the Missing Soldiers Office itself. Michelle A. Krowl is the Civil War and Reconstruction specialist in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress. She received a B.A. in History from the University of California, Riverside, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of several articles and books on topics relating to the Civil War, as well as Quantico, Virginia and the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a library assistant at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., an assistant professor at Northern Virginia Community College, and as a research assistant for historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Like these programs? Consider supporting our efforts by becoming a member or donating to the Museum! Your efforts ensure that we can continue sharing the story of Civil War medicine in this crucial time. In history, we can find hope amid our struggle against COVID-19.