Impact of the 1918 Flu Epidemic:
A Personal Stories-Based Approach



Impact of the 1918 Flu Epidemic: <br>A Personal Stories-Based Approach
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Impact of the 1918 Flu Epidemic: A Personal Stories-Based Approach
Presented by Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA
Wednesday, October 17, 6:00-7:30 pm
NEHGS Library and Archives, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
Cost: FREE


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-reaching. This talk draws on stories and newspaper articles to explore the multi-faceted ways the 1918 flu impacted families, sometimes for generations.

About the speaker: Lori Lyn Price, MAS, MLA, has worked on her personal genealogy for twenty years. She recently completed a master's degree in history with an emphasis on history of medicine. She loves sharing her passion for social history, genealogy, and bringing ancestors to life by placing them in historical and social context. Learn more at bridgingthepast.com.