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1993.006 E. Sheldon Jones Collection
This letter comes from the collection of E. Sheldon Jones, whose father, I.E. Jones, was the Mayor of the City of Salisbury, Maryland in 1918. For more information on the collection, visit here.
The American Influenza Epidemic Encyclopedia
CDC Influenza Pandemic Storybook
The CDC’s Pandemic Flu Storybook provides readers with a look at the impact pandemic flu events have had on both survivors and the families and friends of non-survivors. These stories are not folklore, but personal recollections. This collection of stories was first released in 2008 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic.
2019.076 Mary Anne Pieper Collection
The Mary Ann Pieper Collection (2019.076) includes handwritten letters between a father working in Baltimore and his family back in Pocomoke City. The 98 pages of letters were written in 1918 and mention the impact of the 1918 Influenza on Marylanders. The earlier letters have brief mentions of friends and neighbors having colds, but the later letters directly mention the pandemic-including this October 9 letter recommending masks. All the letters are not focused on the pandemic, so you might have to dig through them.
Articles from 1918-1920
- A Comparative Study of State Regulations for the Control of Influenza
Public Health Reports vol. 35, no. 37, 1920, pp. 2155–2161.
- Experiences During the Epidemic at Cedar Branch (Logging) camp
Colon, Ann, RN. American Journal of Nursing v.19 #8 p. 605-606.
Experiences in Michigan logging camp.
- INFLUENZA REPORT OF A SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION (1918)
- Influenza Vignettes: On Visiting Nurse Services in Chicago
Westerphal, Mary E. (Assistant Superintendent in the Visiting Nurse Association, Chicago)
Public Health Nurse, v.11 #2 (1919) p. 129-133.
- A New Kind of Influenza
Article from "The Lancet" 10/26/18 p. 567
- Random Recollections of Epidemic in Kimberley, South Africa
E. Oliver Ashe, South African Medical Journal 1/11/1919 p. 6-8
- Winding Sheet and a Wooden Box
Brief interview with U.S. Navy Nurse about her experiences caring for soldiers during epidemic
Navy Medicine, v.77#3 (1986) p. 18-19