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Virtual: The Pandemic of 1918

Fighting Influenza During the Great War

2020-05-19 18:30:00 2020-05-19 20:30:00 America/Chicago Virtual: The Pandemic of 1918 More than thirty percent of Americans were estimated to have contracted the “Spanish Influenza” in 1918 and millions of people worldwide lost their lives. Virtual Program

Tuesday, May 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-05-19 18:30:00 2020-05-19 20:30:00 America/Chicago Virtual: The Pandemic of 1918 More than thirty percent of Americans were estimated to have contracted the “Spanish Influenza” in 1918 and millions of people worldwide lost their lives. Virtual Program

More than thirty percent of Americans were estimated to have contracted the “Spanish Influenza” in 1918 and millions of people worldwide lost their lives.

Explore the timeline of the outbreak and hear tales of how the U.S. Army, Navy and civilian population centers tried desperately to combat the disease. Discover resources for tracing influenza victims through newspapers, government records, medical journals, hospital registers and more.

Please register and you will be sent a link to join the program.   Registration will close two hours before the program begins and registrants will receive the link to join shortly thereafter.

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Wilmette Public Library

Phone: 847-256-5025

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Mon, Sep 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
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From the south: Go north on Green Bay Road. Turn left on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building. 

From the north: Go south on Green Bay Road. Turn right on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building.

From I-94 (Edens Expressway):from the South - exit at Lake Ave. East. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. • from the North - exit at Rt. 41/Skokie Blvd. Turn left (east) on Lake Ave. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. 


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