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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Title

1918 Flu Pandemic Pictures & Headlines

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.

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/

Date

circa 1918

Contributor

Allison Steeves

Format

Digital Photograph

Citation

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