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Flu Outbreak - Notice of Sick School Child

School children were also vulnerable to the second-wave flu outbreak.  This telegram gives notice that a girl, named Lucy Antone, was getting sicker.  According to the National Archives:

The flu spread rapidly in institutional settings, including government operated Indian schools. This notification of a student's pneumonia following influenza is one of thousands sent from Indian schools to next-of-kin.

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Document and quoted information, online courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

 

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