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A nurse at the bedside of a wounded soldier writing letter for him.

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557 new deaths, death toll at the highest in a twenty-four hour period

Children's ward in a French hospital

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Confetti thrown by happy crowds in Philadelphia as World War One ends.

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Flu victim being escorted to the hospital by police.

Photograph of poster relating to the epidemic of influenza in Chicago occurring during the fall of 1918.

Man wears face mask during 1918 Influenza epidemic. Caption: 'flu victim' is escorted into hospital in October, 1918. Influenza is still one of the most highly contagious diseases known to medicine."

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A girl stands next to her sister lying in bed sick from influenza

Philadelphia Influenza deaths 1890-1930

A streetcar of the Philadelphia Transit Company has a sign that reads: "You Did It - Mr. Citizen! You, the City Government and the P.R.T. Employes Made Sidewalks Cleaner. Keep at It, Co-Operate, Don't Spit"
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