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In 1918, Surgeon General said the flu epidemic was over, while statistics reported an increased death rate

(Transcribed from The Weekly Herald (Wetumpka, Alabama, December 12, 1918) STATISTICS SHOW INCREASED MORTALITY FROM INFLUENZA Notwithstanding the newspaper quotations from Surgeon General Blue…

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(Transcribed from The Weekly Herald (Wetumpka, Alabama, December12, 1918) STATISTICS SHOW INCREASED MORTALITY FROM INFLUENZA Notwithstanding the newspaper quotations from Surgeon General Blue to…

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A personal letter written from Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama on October 21, 1918 about the Flu Pandemic

In the following transcribed letter, Lucy describes her work to her son in the influenza ward at the Camp Sheridan hospital. Transcribed letter from…