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Rochester's Rich History: Rochester in the 1918 Influenza Epidemic

In the fall of 1918, the Great War was coming to an end. However, another great war was just starting. This was the war against influenza, an epidemic that killed millions worldwide in just a few short months. Rochester was not immune from the ravages of influenza. This presentation explores how Rochester dealt with the epidemic they knew was coming and knew would be deadly.

Presented by:

Daniel D. Cody M.A.

American Historian

Collections Manager/Registrar of the Rochester Historical Society

Adjunct Lecturer, American History, Finger Lakes Community College

Saturday, October 20, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Central - Rundel Auditorium
Central Library
  All Ages  
  Department - Local History & Genealogy  

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