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Flu Outbreak - Postal Carriers Wear Masks

Flu Outbreak - Postal Carriers Wear Masks Disasters Medicine Tragedies and Triumphs World War I Social Studies

This letter carrier, delivering mail in New York City, wore a protective mask - even outside.  The photo, from the U.S. National Archives, was taken in October of 1918.


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Photo online, courtesy U.S. National Archives - image 165-WW-269B-15.

 

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