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History of the Red Cross

American Association of the Red Cross.

History of the Red Cross

the Treaty of Geneva, and its adoption by the United States : American Association of the Red Cross, 1883.

by American Association of the Red Cross.

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/6430 (U)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2949651M
LC Control Number84190468

Read Chapter I: Early History: of A Story of the Red Cross by Clara Barton. The text begins: "I have lived much that I have not written, but I have written nothing that I have not lived." It was a little blue-eyed girl of ten who sat on a low hassock at my feet, slowly drawing the soft auburn curls between her fingers, when, suddenly lifting her head and looking me earnestly in the.   American Red Cross, World War, , Nurses, Military nursing Publisher New York: Macmillan Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Brigham Young University Contributor Harold B. Lee Library Language English.

HISTORY OF RED CROSS Henri Dunant, founder of Red Cross Jean Henri Dunant was born in Geneva on 8 May His character and education impelled him to help the distressed and the unfortunate and to be concerned about social work. In , he was appointed as an accountant to a . Red Cross Knight, fictional character, protagonist of Book I of The Faerie Queene (), an epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The Red Cross Knight represents the virtue of holiness, as well as St. George and the Anglican church. He is the chivalric champion and eventual husband of Una, who symbolizes truth and true religion.

British Red Cross history from the start of the Red Cross Movement to today. We have always been quick to act when needed and simple acts of kindness are threaded throughout our history. How should we improve this page? We use cookies to make your experience of our website better. Our cookies policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. History Since its creation in , the ICRC's sole objective has been to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and strife. Its story is about the development of humanitarian action, the Geneva Conventions and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


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History of the Red Cross by American Association of the Red Cross. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Short History of the American Red Cross - ThoughtCo. The Red Cross developed the first nationwide civilian blood program in the s and we still provide more than 40% of the blood products in this country. Today, as throughout our long history, the Red Cross depends on generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

The basic principles Barton used to guide the field work more than one hundred years ago still provide the foundation for the work the American Red Cross continues to do in no less challenging situations today. If you've wondered how and why the Red Cross works as it does, read this book.

Then find out how you may be a part of the organization.4/4(9). According to Caroline Moorehead, author of Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross, the power to monitor and criticize all governments of the world remains "in the hands of a small band of co-opted, elderly Swiss lawyers and bankers." While the International Committee has operated staunchly on its self-prescribed principles throughout the 20th century, many of its decisions, Cited by: The Red Cross arose out of the work of Henri Dunant, a Swiss humanitarian, who, at the Battle of Solferino, in Juneorganized emergency aid services for Austrian and French wounded.

In his book Un Souvenir de Solferino (; A Memory of Solferino) he. This is a kind of institutional memoir and document of advocacy written by Clara Barton, found of History of the Red Cross book American Red Cross, and published in /5.

(It is a biography of Henry Dunant, one of the Founders of the International Red Cross. It is a beautiful history of The Red Cross and Henri Dunant. Encounter Seller Rating: % positive. In his new book, Steinacher reminds us that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), as the Swiss-based organization was formally titled, deferred to the German Red Cross throughout.

Dunant’s Dream — War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross Harper Collins,XXXI + pages Caroline Moorehead’s book on the Red Cross is an account of Henry Dunant’s dream: to assist victims of warfare without distinction or discrimination.

(Exodus5; 1 Corinthians ) With very good reason, therefore, true Christians do not use the cross in worship. ^ par. 5 For a more detailed discussion of the cross, see pages of the book Reasoning From the Scriptures, published by Jehovah’s Witnesses.

The archival collection was used extensively for research and sourcing photographs for the Centenary history book The Power of Humanity: Years of Australian Red Cross by Melanie Oppenheimer. It is also used regularly by researchers studying n a wide range of subjects and topics covered by Red Cross as a result of its activities.

History The creation of the Red Cross was spurred by the publication of Un Souvenir de Solférino (), an account by Jean Henri Dunant of the suffering endured by the wounded at the battle of Solferino in Dunant, a Swiss citizen, urged the formation.

American Red Cross was established in Washington, D.C., onby Clara became its first president. Barton organized a meeting on May 12 of that year at the house of Senator Omar D. Conger (R, MI). Fifteen people were present in this meeting, including Barton, Conger and Representative William Lawrence (R, OH) (who became the first vice president).Founder: Clara Barton.

A Book Begins the Red Cross () Returning to Geneva in early July, he penned a book concerning his experience, which he titled, A Memory of Solferino (Un Souvenir de Solferino, published in ).

In it, he vividly depicted the battle and its tragic aftermath of suffering. The following extended quote is representative of his effort.

Beginning with only local chapters init grew to 3, in while membership rose f to more than 20 million adult and 11 million Junior Red Cross members. In addition to vast wartime efforts, the Red Cross provided thousands of nurses during the global influenza epidemic.

“The Red Cross as it is known today is largely as Barton defined and developed it The most decorated woman in America, she counted the Iron Cross, the Cross of Imperial Russia, and the International Red Cross Medal among her trophies yet in a campaign began in earnest to unseat her from the Red Cross presidency.

The Red Cross: A History of this Remarkable International Movement in the Interest of Humanity Clara Barton American national Red cross, - Red Cross - pages.

Inshe returned to the United States, and four years later she organized an American branch of the International Red Cross.

The American Red Cross received its. Books Bennett, Angela. The Geneva Convention: The Hidden Origins of the Red Cross.

Boissier, Pierre. History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Bugnion, François. The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Protection of War Victims. Dunant, Henry. A Focus: Humanitarianism. The American Red Cross continued to aid victims of fires, floods, and hurricanes over the next several years; however, their role grew during the Johnstown flood when the American Red Cross set up large shelters to temporarily house those dislocated by the : Jennifer Rosenberg.

After leaving the Red Cross, Clara Barton remained active, giving speeches and lectures. She also wrote a book entitled The Story of My Childhood, which Born: This first volume of the History of the ICRC was initially published inmarking the centenary of the founding of the Red Cross.

It covers the institution from to and the evolution of the law of war from the Geneva Convention to the Hague Convention No. X ofas battles raged from Solferino () to Tsushima ().Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland, and the History of the Red Cross (Hardcover) by.