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Connecticut and the Pandemic of 1918

Tuesday, April 27 — 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
What was it like to live through the Influenza Pandemic of 1918? We’ll look at archival images, letters, and newspapers to explore this topic, including sources left by Connecticut residents who experienced the flu first-hand.

April 27, 2021

When
Tuesday, April 27
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where
Online Meeting

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In 1918-1919, the world experienced a lethal outbreak of influenza that took the lives of millions. What was it like to live through the Influenza Pandemic of 1918? In this program, we’ll look at archival images, letters, and newspapers to explore this topic, including sources left by Connecticut residents who experienced the flu first-hand.

Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.

 

About the Presenter

Presented by the Connecticut Historical Society.

 

Video Chat

We will meet online with a video chat using Webex. If you have never used Webex before, it is very simple and user friendly. To use on a computer, you simply paste the link that we will provide to all registered patrons into your browser. For computer, no download required! To use on a smartphone or tablet, you will need to download the Cisco Webex Meetings app.