The Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919:

Spokane and the Nation

The worst plague in modern history and its impact on a western town.

Nurses in Chicago Making Influenza Masks, 1918

Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0003451. Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.

Family Wearing Masks in Spokane, 1918

Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, L88-3240117

Influenza Unit Plan -- Overview, Documents, Lesson Plans