1918 Flu Pandemic Pictures & Headlines

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1918_003.jpg
st-vincent-hospital-449-1.jpg
headline-church-services-called-off.png
headline-closing-ban-in-city-made-indefinite.png
headline-emergency-hospital-staff.png
headline-first-influenze-death-in-city.png
headline-mayor-takes-action-to-battle-grip-in-schools.png
headline-red-cross-women-call-for-masks.png
headline-ridiculous-to-open-public-places.png
headline-to-open-hospital-in-greendale-park.png
headline-worcester-school-teachers-call-for-emergency-nurses.png

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Still Image Item Type Metadata

Title

1918 Flu Pandemic Pictures & Headlines

Original Format

Digital Photograph

Image Date

circa 1918

Image Creator

Photographs taken from "The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Worcester" exhibit by Megan McBurnie, MD and John Ryan, MD: https://worcesterhistorical.com/the-1918-influenza-pandemic-in-worcester/

Image Contributor?

Allison Steeves

Item description

A collection of headlines and photographs from the 1918 flu epidemic. It's striking how similar some things are to the COVID pandemic, including schools closing, communities making masks, etc.

Rights

Yes

Citation

“1918 Flu Pandemic Pictures & Headlines,” COVID-19 Chronicles: Worcester's Community Archive, accessed March 5, 2021, http://worcestercovid19.org/items/show/300.