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History of the Red Cross.

The treaty of Geneva, and its adoption by the United States.

by American National Red Cross.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Red Cross and Red Crescent -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Issued in three parts: pt. I, 1878; pt. II, 1881; pt. III, 1883.

    StatementAmerican Association of the Red Cross, 1883.
    LC ClassificationsUH535 .R4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., iii, 5-227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6949390M
    LC Control Number04035717

    The Queen’s Book of the Red Cross brought the queen a little closer to them once again. Later in the war, Queen Elizabeth would support the Canadian Red Cross by appearing in a short segment of a fundraising film. She was shown admiring relief supplies at one of the Canadian society’s overseas warehouses in Britain. The Red Cross of Constantine, or more formally the Masonic and Military Order of the Red Cross of Constantine and the Appendant Orders of the Holy Sepulchre and of St John the Evangelist, is a Christian fraternal order of ates for the order must already be members of Craft Freemasonry (lodge) and Royal Arch Freemasonry (chapter); they must also be members of the .

    American Red Cross was established in Washington, D.C., on , by 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. Red Cross Emblem. Red Cross on a white background, is the Emblem of Red Cross, recognized in as the distinctive sign for medical relief teams on the battle field. In the Russo-Turkish war the Ottoman empire used a Red Crescent in place of the Red Cross. Egypt too opted for the Red Crescent while Persia chose a Red Lion on a white background.

    A Brief History of the Red Cross of Constantine April 1. A Brief History of the Red Cross of Constantine April By W. Bruce Renner – Sovereign () St. Mark’s Conclave Buffalo N.Y. The essay briefly examines the history of our Order - first by examining the historical/mythical basis of the Order, then the origins of Masonic Order of the Red Cross of Constantine, and finally by examining . The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.. The movement consists of several distinct organizations that are legally independent from Founded: 9 February ; years ago (ICRC), .

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Clara Barton takes the reader along with the American Red Cross during its early days of disaster response. Anyone who has ever heard of The Johnstown (PA) Flood, the turn-of-the-century devastation of Galveston, or the Port Royal, South Carolina disaster will learn how the Red Cross response gave people hope for recovery/5(10).

Blood, Sweat and Tears is the first narrative history of the Red Cross since the s, and presents a compelling view of the organization and the devoted people who work for it. Their stories are the story of the Red Cross, a saga ripe with drama, glory, triumph, sadness and disappointment.5/5(5).

The Committee that governs it, however, has changed little since the s. 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 Cited by: “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.

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Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Childhood of Famous Americans)Reviews:   The Red Cross is an international humanitarian network founded in in Switzerland, with chapters worldwide that provide assistance to victims of disasters, armed conflict and health crises. 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.

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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.

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A Story of the Red Cross by Clara Barton. A Story of the Red Cross: Glimpses of Field Work was published in by Barton, who wanted people, particularly children, to understand the accomplishments of the American Red Cross and its function. Whatever Constantine’s motives, the cross had nothing to do with Jesus Christ.

The cross is, in fact, pagan in origin. The New Catholic Encyclopedia admits: “The cross is found in both pre-Christian and non-Christian cultures.” Various other authorities have linked the cross. First ed. published in under title: The true book about the Red Cross.

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Dock. Insix children put on a play that raised $50 that they donated to the then three-year-old American Red Cross. Red Cross founder Clara Barton used the money to aid a family affected by severe Midwestern floods. Students became involved for the first time in a war effort inwhen they.

In his book Un Souvenir de Solferino (; A Memory of Solferino) he proposed the formation in all countries of voluntary relief societies, and in the International Committee for the Relief of the Wounded was created.

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Majenta The Red Cross flag, a red cross on white background, is the reverse of the Swiss flag, a white cross on a red background. (If anyone can put it better more The Red Cross flag, a red cross on white background, is the reverse of the Swiss flag, a white cross on a red background.

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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.Dunant's Dream: War, Switzerland, and the History of the Red Cross (Hardcover) by.