Clara Barton, circa 1878.
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Clara Barton around 1878. She is wearing a Red Cross pin given to her for her service with the German Red Cross during the Franco-Prussian War.

Credit: Clara Barton National Historic Site, United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service

When Clara Barton sat for this photograph she wore the German Red Cross Field Badge that she received from her 1870-1871 service during the Franco-Prussian War.

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