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Shelburne Farms Blog: Response to a Pandemic, 1918 & 2020

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Shelburne Farms Blog: Response to a Pandemic, 1918 & 2020

Description

Story about how the Webb Family dealt with the 1918 influenza pandemic and how the founders of Shelburne Farms great grand-daughter is making masks in the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Includes photo of women gathered on the porch of Shelburne House to organize relief during the 1918 crisis and diary of Lila O. Webb who writes, “did 150 influenza masks for Shelburne Red Cross- material supplied by them.” Here is a link to the original post: https://shelburnefarms.org/blog/response-to-a-pandemic-1918-2020

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Julie Eldridge Edwards

Date

April 7, 2020

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Julie Eldridge Edwards

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Julie Eldridge Edwards, “Shelburne Farms Blog: Response to a Pandemic, 1918 & 2020,” COVID-19 Archive, accessed December 5, 2020, https://covid-19.digitalvermont.org/items/show/61.

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