1918 vs. 2020: Epidemics Then + Now in WNC

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Mon, Mar 15
2021-03-15T00:00:00-04:00
2021-03-15T00:59:59-04:00
Online w/ Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA)
Free
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Western North Carolina Historical Association
(828) 253-9231
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1918 vs. 2020

In the midst of the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, we take an in-depth look at the 1918 influenza epidemic in Western North Carolina through newspaper clippings, advertisements, ephemera, photographs, and oral history and place the events of 1918 into context with our present-day response to the coronavirus pandemic.