Resources

Books:

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History (John Barry)

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World (Laura Spinney)

American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (Nancy Bristow)

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 (Albert Marrin)

Influenza and Inequality: One Town’s Tragic Response to the Great Epidemic of 1918 (Patricia Fanning)

American’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 (Alfred Crosby)

Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It (Gina Kolata)

September 1918: War, Plague, and the World Series (Skip Desjardin)

 

Websites:

American Experience: Influenza 1918

Mass Moments: Flu Epidemic Begins in Boston

Influenza Archive

Spanish Influenza of 1918

https://www.rtbf.be/ww1 (search for “flu” if using the English version, or the French equivalent if on the French page)

Flu Tracker by State

Podcasts:

Hub History: Pandemic 1918! I am a guest on this episode and share some of the stories I have collected

Hub History: September 1918

Going Viral: The Mother of all Pandemics

 

Articles:

John Barry: The site of origin of the 1918 influenza pandemic and its public health implications