100 Years Ago: October 1918 – Local News

100 Years Ago October 1918 The Haddams – Flu Takes H. Johnson at Camp Upton, E. Secor Dies in France Selected from the pages of The Evening Press and lightly annotated by Sally Haase Boston, Oct. 1, 1918: Flu Still Spreading. The epidemic of Spanish influenza is spreading, according to reports today. Sixty-cities and towns […]

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100 Years Ago Sept 1918 Nat’l News

100 Years Ago September 1918 Pushing ‘Em Back & Spanish Flu   Selected from the pages of the Evening Press and lightly annotated by Sally Haase   Czecho-Slovaks Takes Up Arms Against Central Powers. Washington, Sept. 3, 1918:  The U.S. formally recognized the Czecho-Slovak national council as a defacto belligerent government clothed with proper authority […]

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