Alabama and the Great Influenza

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Community Room

6:30-7:30 p.m. Community Room

“It came like a cyclone.” In 1918, tens of millions of people died in the worst pandemic in history. Alabama was not spared the misery. Birmingham Public Library Archivist Jim Baggett will explore the story of the great influenza in Alabama and put Alabama’s experience into an international context.