A small collection of items relating to the 1918-19 influenza epidemic. Included are letters and diaries from 44 individuals,
almost all either members of the U. S. Armed Forces or their relatives and friends, who provide a personal commentary on the
disease's impact on them and their communities. A few contemporary public announcements, articles, advertisements, and other
ephemera add to the record of perceptions and concerns of the time.
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