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1918 Spanish Influenza Poster

Health Facilities, Armed Forces, Soldiers, Disasters, Natural Disasters Drawing of man in crowd with title "Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases / As Dangerous As Poison Gas Shells / Spread of Spanish Influenza Menaces Our War Production." Two of the background figures are in uniform. [this image was copied from the October 15, 1918 issue of the Hancock newspaper The Evening Copper Journal, but also appeared in other local newspapers. It was distributed by the U.S. Public Health Service along with information on limiting the spread of the influenza virus, and how the flu virus was hampering American efforts in World War I.]

Scanned: February 20, 2007


Italian Hall -Windstorm

Disasters, Natural Disasters, Buildings, Persons Italian Hall wrecked by windstorm [People standing by the wreckage of building. Rather fuzzy photo from a broken glass slide]

Scanned: May 1, 2006


Cities & Towns - Hubbell

Disasters, Natural Disasters, Persons, Water Mellonsville - Hubbell flood on April 13, 1941 (Easter Sunday). C&H railroad track. [Image of what is left of the railroad track.]

Scanned: May 27, 2008


East Houghton Flood

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Disasters, Natural Disasters, Persons East Houghton Flood [A street car operator is astonished at the amount of water in the street.]

Scanned: September 21, 2010


Atlantic Mine Earthquake

Transportation, Railroads, Persons, Disasters, Natural Disasters Atlantic Mine Earthquake of 1906. [A man takes his boys out to see the crooked railroad tracks after the earthquake.]

Scanned: July 21, 2010


Atlantic Mine Earthquake

Transportation, Railroads, Persons, Disasters, Natural Disasters Atlantic Mine Earthquake of 1906. [Men are pictured assessing the damage. Good view of very crooked railroad tracks.]

Scanned: July 22, 2010