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.
Daniel D. Cody M.A.
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