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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- United States

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View Resource The Deadly Virus: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918

The history of human civilizations is rife with disastrous epidemics and plagues, a fact that is sometimes lost on modern-day pundits and commentators. Fortunately, the National Archives hasn’t forgotten about one of history’s more recent tragedies, namely the influenza epidemic of 1918. They recently created this engaging and fascinating collection of documents and photographs that offer a...

https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/influenza-epidemic/
View Resource The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia

Researchers and scholars looking at historical pandemics frequently study the communities that were strongly affected by these various occurrences. However, this fascinating digital archive from the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School looks at seven communities during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic that experienced low rates of influenza during this...

https://quod.lib.umich.edu/f/flu/