CLARA BARTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/09/1892 - HFSID 33315. CLARA BARTON Clara Barton sends an autograph letter of thanks that a friend came to visit. , 1p, 4¾x8 with blank integral leaf.No time to say more. Some stranger is overlooking you desires, with a view to'fixing up.
It seems sacrilege to me, but I can't help it. With dearest love to all. Pinhead sized spot at lower right edge. Accompanied by envelope addressed in Barton's hand to Miss Marien E.
Balevin/#284 Par Ave, Worcester, Massachusetts, postmarked Washington, D. Opened at top and right edges; slightly frayed at right. She served as the organization's President until June 16, 1904, when she resigned from her "lifelong presidency".In April 1905, the year before this document was signed, Barton, who had originally planned to organized a Red Cross in Mexico, founded the National First Aid Association of America, which taught first aid classes (likely the reason for the Diplomas mentioned in this letter), developed the original first aid kits and helped to organize community ambulance brigades. She would serve as the organization's honorary President for five years.
In 1907, The Story of My Childhood, the first and only volume of her planned multi-volume autobiography, was published. In 1891, Edward and Edwin Baltzley had built a three-story, 30-room home in Glen Echo, Maryland for Barton.
Remodeled in 1897 as the headquarters of the American Red Cross, the home temporarily served as a warehouse and was crammed with thousands of items to assist victims of wars and natural disasters. Barton would live in the home until her death. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our RELIGION & HUMANITARIANS (550).Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
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