“May these sights soon cease” – Influenza in Pottsville, 1918

"Sorrow and woe stalk almost unceasingly in our midst," wrote the Pottsville Republican in October 1918.

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Women faced great risks, but volunteered to save lives in Harrisburg during the 1918 flu epidemic

During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.