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Spanish Flu in 1918 Boone County

2020-11-18 13:00:00 2020-11-18 14:00:00 America/Chicago Spanish Flu in 1918 Boone County Live event via Zoom

Wednesday, November 18
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-11-18 13:00:00 2020-11-18 14:00:00 America/Chicago Spanish Flu in 1918 Boone County In September 1918, the Spanish flu epidemic reached Boone County. What started as a contained virus on the MU campus quickly spread to the rest of the community. We can learn about the local events of that pandemic through our newspaper archives. Enjoy a fascinating look back at local history from library staffer and genealogist Tim Dollens. Adults. Register to get a link for this online event. Live event via Zoom

In September 1918, the Spanish flu epidemic reached Boone County. What started as a contained virus on the MU campus quickly spread to the rest of the community. We can learn about the local events of that pandemic through our newspaper archives. Enjoy a fascinating look back at local history from library staffer and genealogist Tim Dollens. Adults. Register to get a link for this online event.

In September 1918, the Spanish flu epidemic reached Boone County. What started as a contained virus on the MU campus quickly spread to the rest of the community. Learn about what happened in the first few months of this pandemic through the headlines of the local newspapers covering the daily saga. Hear what decisions local government officials and leaders made and their consequences. DBRL staff member and genealogist Tim Dollens offers a glimpse of what it was like to be in Mid-Missouri during a time that changed families and this country forever.

Adults. Register to get a link for this online event. We will also record this presentation for later viewing.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Featured |

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