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DescriptionFlyer announcing HSHSL events in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the notorious 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic. The Library hosted the Smithsonian’s exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”, supplemented with UMB archival materials from the HSHSL Historical and Special Collections Department. In coordination with the two exhibits a flu shot clinic was held co-sponsored with the School of Pharmacy. The final event was a luncheon and lecture entitled, “The ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918, What’s Past is Prologue” presented by Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak, emeritus professor of medicine and Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
University of Maryland, Baltimore. Health Sciences and Human Services Library