Stories from the 1918 Flu Epidemic
Wednesday, October 37:00—8:00 PMLarge Meeting RoomWinchester Public Library80 Washington, Winchester, MA, 01890
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-ranging, including immigration, families split apart, and openings for women in the workforce. Genealogist Lori Lyn Price draws on stories and newspaper articles to explore the multi-faceted ways the 1918 flu epidemic impacted families, sometimes for generations.
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