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Daily Photo (6/11/20) – Masks Up!, 1918

Photo — “Masks Up!, 1918”

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Circa 1918. “A policeman helped a citizen in San Francisco, where the wearing of face masks was described as “a patriotic duty.” Violators faced a fine of $5.” (Hamilton Henry Dobbin California State Library)

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Daily Photo – Contagious, 1918

Photo — “Contagious, 1918”

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1918. “”Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic.” 4×5 glass negative. 

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Daily Photo — “Spanish Flu Family Portrait”, 1920s

Photo — “Spanish Flu Family Portrait, c.1920”

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Social distancing notwithstanding, the use of face masks to combat Spanish flu was as important 100 years ago as it is today with COVID-19! (Even the family cat is protected!)

Circa 1920. “Flu epidemic.” Images of America : Dublin, by Mike Lynch and the Dublin Heritage Center. Collection of the Online Archive of California. 

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