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February 1, 1919: Influenza in New York State and Reservoir Maintenance

February 1, 1919: Article in Municipal Journal. Declares Influenza Cause Is Unknown. “Albany, N. Y.-According to a statement by Dr. Hermann M. Biggs, state commissioner of health, in this state in the month of October alone approximately 32,000 lives were lost, while in the country as a whole 400,000 people are believed to have died of so-called influenza during the months of September, October and November. 462 more words

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Childhood pictures

The parents of Marie-Louise were often together with friends and family. A very prominent figure in their lifes was artist Antoine Debbie who both lived and painted in their house, together with many other known artists. 52 more words

Canada 1918

The women’s ice hockey team, the Eaton’s Red Wings, photographed in 1918. They were from Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

The most fascinating thing about this picture is what’s going on with the hairstyles! 12 more words

History

On the Birth of a Son by Su Tung-Po (Su Shi)

Families when a child is born
Hope it will turn out intelligent.
I, through intelligence
Having wrecked my whole life,
Only hope that the baby will prove… 39 more words

Poetry

December 28, 1918: Minneapolis Filtration; 1918: Influenza Pandemic

December 28, 1918: Municipal Journal article—Water Filtration at Minneapolis. “The Minneapolis water filtration plant consists of a 7.5-million-gallon sedimentation basin, four coagulation basins, sixteen filter beds. 370 more words

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