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Spit Spreads Death.jpg
Image of a sign saying "Spit Spreads Death" during the Influenza Epidemic of 1918.

Philadelphia Influenza deaths 1890-1930

Flu Victim 2.jpg
Flu victim being escorted to the hospital by police.

liberty loan parade.jpg
Confetti thrown by happy crowds in Philadelphia as World War One ends.

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

Black and white poster. Visual image is a photograph of a Red Cross nurse with a gauze mask over her nose and mouth. Text next to the image provides tips to prevent influenza. Title next to image. Publisher information at top of poster.

Influenza daught with mother.jpg
A girl stands next to her sister lying in bed sick from influenza

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

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

A woman is examining two young children in the dining area of the home; a woman (the mother) is standing to the left; further to the left is a large stove situated next to a fireplace.
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