Unknown, 1862- Dorothea Dix, Appointed Superintendent of Army Nurses, Library of Congress, Unknown
A noted social reformer, Dix became the Union's Superintendent of Female Nurses during the Civil War. The soft spoken yet autocratic crusader had…
Civil War, Dorothea Dix, Military, Nursing, Superintendent, Women
Kaitlin Whalen, 1881- Clara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross, Red Cross & Library of Congress, 1904 - Photograph, 1918 - Poster
Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of…
American Red Cross, Civil War, Clara Barton, Geneva Conventions, Red Cross, Women
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Library of Congress, Unknown
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on.
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe
A song sheet to play the Battle Hymn Of The Republic.
One of the most popular…
Abolition, Civil War, John Brown, Music, Republic, United States
National Archives, Record of Rights - Children Freed By the Union Army 1863, National Archives, 1863
The picture of propriety, two children emancipated by the Union Army in 1863 stare somberly from this cartes-de-visite—an inexpensively reproduced…
African-Americans, Civil War, Isaac and Rosa, National Archives, Native Americans, Schools, Union Army
First photo: Taylor, Charles Jay, 1855-1929.
Second photo: Carl Mydans., U.S. Taxation, Public Tax Worker Circa 1936-1938, Library of Congress, First photo: 1894.
Second photo: 1936
Throughout history, every organized society had some form of government. In free societies, the goals of government have been to protect individual…
16th Amendment, Civil War, Income Tax, Public Tax Worker, Revenue, United States
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