Connecticut and the Pandemic of 1918
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — 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
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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.
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