In this thanksgiving discourse from 1795, when our nation was still very young, the speaker renders thanks for peace and for fruitful seasons and ends with special gratitude for the swift end of an epidemic fever.
Exploring Chicago’s Spanish Flu of 1918
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger E. Thomas Ewing, Professor of History and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia
Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture
By Erika Mills The advent of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s bred an atmosphere of fear and confusion as people fell ill and died, questions
How To…Prevent the Bubonic Plague
This roughly-printed small pamphlet documents a big catastrophe: an outbreak of bubonic plague in British Colonial India in 1897.
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