Clara Luper

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  • Romeo And Juliet Parenting Essay

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    I had a great grandfather that grew up a product of World War One. He was imprisoned by Germans at the age of 14 while fulfilling his job as a letterboy in Poland. After being captured, he was imprisoned and starved for weeks; only given small amounts of stale and rotten food every once in awhile. This plain old kid had to devise a plan on how to escape a highly secured German prison camp alive, and then figure out what to do after escaping. The responsibility that was in his hands was one that nearly

  • Clara Schumann : A Modern Artist Named Carly Simon

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    101 Professor Fewtrell 5 August 2015 Clara Schumann A modern artist named Carly Simon once said “A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars” (Brainyguote, 1). This is a great description of the strong and talented Clara Schumann. Her story is full of achievements, love and tragedy and throughout all of it she carries herself with poise and strength that really is not seen much in the present generations. Although Clara Schumann accepted her war and came out

  • Clarissa Harlow, American Red Cross, Educator And Nurse

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    Clarissa Harlow “Clara” Barton was founder of American Red Cross, educator and nurse. She was born in Oxford, Massachusetts on December 25, 1821. She spent much of her time helping others, such as tending to her brother after he was involved in an accident. At the age of 15 she became a schoolteacher and later went to open a free public school in New Jersey. She later became a clerk in the U.S. Patent Office in 1854 but lost the job two years later when the Democrats won the presidency. Throughout

  • Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel

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    INTRODUCTION BIOGRAPHY Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel are considered possibly the most important female figures of the Romantic Era. Both women were friends living with the struggles of trying to make a name for themselves as musicians and composers while living in the shadows of their famous male family members: Robert Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn. Clara Schumann Clara Josephine Wieck was born on September 13, 1819 in Leipzig, Germany into a musical family. Her father, Friedrich

  • Essay about Claira Barton

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    of bandages, drugs, coffee, brandy, cans of soup, juices and crackers. At nighttime, the three women would move from one man to another, wrapping blankets around them and giving them small amounts of food. A few days before the Battle of Antietam, Clara learned where the fighting would be. She left Washington with a string of mules and a wagon with four men escorting her. The cart was pilled high with supplies. She caught up with some of the wounded and gave them bread she had bought on the way. She

  • Flappers in the 1920s Essay

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    as they please. The economy crashed and the Great Depression reduced the night life. They may have gone back to marriage and long hours of toil for little pay but hemlines stayed above the ankle and the corset never went back to everyday status. Clara Bow wasn’t the first flapper on screen but she was a role model for women in that time. She was a bad girl she didn’t play by the rules. Bow’s first film was in 1927 with the film It. She was born on July 29, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York. She died September

  • Civil War Nursing Essay

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    Civil War Nursing Over 5000 volunteer nurses’ north and south served in military hospitals during the Civil War. Nurses were of all sorts and came from all over. Women wanted to be involved in this national struggle in any way they could. They did not want to stay home and play their traditional domestic roles that social convention and minimal career opportunities had confined the majority of their sex to. Many women thought of nursing as an extension of their home duties, almost like taking

  • Clara Barton Biography

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    your husband. You panic after not hearing from him. After about a year, you get a call from your husband’s platoon leader personally saying that your husband has been identified as a national war hero, giving his life to save many. You can thank Clara Barton for getting your husband the respect that he deserves. By 1869, her obliging assistants and she had identified over 22,000 soldiers who were unaccounted for or deceased (Edison 17). Barton is the first teacher to open a school in New Jersey

  • Clara Barton's Legacy

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    because it was Christmas. On that day, a child was born: Clarissa Harlowe Barton. She not only had many talents, but she also was highly intelligent, determined while on the job, and motherly to the people she served - despite having no children. Clara is one of the most popular women nurses that worked on the Civil War battlefield and saved many lives. She even started a foundation that continues to serve people in life threatening events. Her life leading up to her fame impacted her choices, as

  • Mission Values And Values Of American Red Cross

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    American Red Cross: Mission, Vision, and Values The American Red Cross is a non-profit organization that helps those going through a crisis. This organization also provides services and relief during emergencies to alleviate suffering. This non-profit is well known throughout the world and has existed for a very long time, over 130 years (Red Cross). Services offered through the American Red Cross include but are not limited to disaster relief, blood drives, CPR classes, and services