Hangout with a Historian
Thanks to the Internet, a scholar is only a video chat away. Stream a scholar into your classroom or your next club meeting. This is a very popular option for school groups who can’t make it to the Museum.
Mythbusters: The True Story of Civil War Medicine *
How Do We Know What We Know? A Primary Source Investigation *
Past Meets Present: Civil War Medicine Continues to Change Our Lives *
Problem Solving: Dr. Jonathan Letterman and Modern Trauma Care *
Clara Barton: Her Life and Legacy
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office
Working Girls: From Clerical Work to Sex Work, 19th Century Working Women
Hard Tack and Hard Marching: A Day in the Life of a Soldier *
Everyman His Own Horse Doctor: Veterinary Medicine and the Civil War
Cut It Off: An Amputation Demonstration and Discussion *
Programs with a * are recommended for school groups.
Many of these topics are also available in person through our Speaker’s Bureau.