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The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919

Division of Preservation and Access

Influenza warning poster from Rochester, NY
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Influenza warning poster from Rochester, NY, in English (From the George W. Goler Collection, Local History Division, Rochester Public Library, Rochester, New York).

An estimated 650,000 Americans lost their lives to the infamous and tragic 1918-1919 influenza epidemic. Read the stories of the places, the people, and the organizations that battled the epidemic at this digital encyclopedia.