Reference : V-P-HIST-E-02237
Date : 1904
Country/Region : UNITED STATES
Caption : Glen Echo, Maryland. L'intérieur de la maison de Clara Barton (1821-1912), fondatrice de la Croix-Rouge américaine. La maison servit de premier quartier général à la Croix-Rouge américaine.
Person appearing :
BARTON, Clara (-)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication subject to restrictions
Copyright : ICRC archives (ARR)
Description : Barton had it built about 1891 with wood bought for building shelters following the Johnstown flood. It was first used as a warehouse, its bollowed-out walls in the hallway and movable partitions porviding space for storage of the Red Cross supplies. She had modified it in 1897 for use as living quarters and headquarters.
Original material : print
Resolution : 2882x3500
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : black and white