Impact of the 1918 Flu Epidemic: A Personal Stories-Based Approach
Presented by Lori Lyn Price
NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
6:00 PM–7:30 PM Cost: FREE
The 1918 flu pandemic killed up to 100 million people worldwide in less than a year, disproportionately taking healthy young adults. The personal impact was devastating and wide-reaching. This talk draws on stories and newspaper articles to explore the multi-faceted ways the 1918 flu impacted families, sometimes for generations.