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Item 105961

Letter during influenza pandemic to Annie Cromwell Blake from daughter Alice, Jonesport, 1919

Contributed by: An individual through Westport Island History Committee Date: 1919-01-09 Location: Westport Island; Jonesport; Kelley Point; Beals Island Media: Ink on paper

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

There were so many influenza cases in the Italian quarter that St. Peter’s Church opened and filled with beds for people quarantining infected…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

The influenza epidemic of 1919 closed schools for weeks. Contagious diseases such as measles, mumps and chicken pox were also rampant.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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My Maine Stories

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics