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A Virgin Soil Epidemic – the 1918-1920 Flu
This is a virtual event via Zoom. You will receive an emailed link prior to the event starting at 6 p.m. Registration is required.
The 1918 Flu killed 675,000 Americans – no vaccine, no real treatment. Join Dr. Geoff Hunt to see how American reacted.
About the presenter: Geoff Hunt
Presenter Geoff Hunt earned his Bachelors of Arts in History at the University of Wyoming, Masters of Arts in Museum Studies at Cooperstown, NY, and Ph.D. in History from the University of Colorado Boulder. Hunt was the Founding Director of Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, and just retired after 22 years as Professor of History at the Community College of Aurora.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
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