The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History - John M. Barry (2004)

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Harold Amoss papers

Rufus Cole papers

Simon Flexner papers

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College of Physicians, Philadelphia

William N. Bradley papers

Arthur Caradoc Morgan papers

Influenza papers

Columbia University, Butler Library, Oral History Research Office

A. R. Dochez oral history

Abraham Flexner oral history

Historical Society of Philadelphia

The Advisory Committee on Nursing, Philadelphia Hospital for Contagious Disease, Report for Feb. 1919

Council of National Defense papers

Benjamin Hoffman collection

Dr. William Taylor collection

Herbert Welsh collection

Woman’s Advisory Council, Philadelphia General Hospital collection

Jefferson Medical College

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Library of Congress

Newton Baker papers

Ray Stannard Baker papers

George Creel papers

Joseph Tumulty papers

Woodrow Wilson papers

National Academy of Sciences

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Medicine and Related Sciences, 1918 Activities Summary

Committee on Medicine and Hygiene 1918 files

Committee on Psychology/Propaganda Projects files

Influenza files

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National Archives

Red Cross records

U.S. Army Surgeon General records

U.S. Navy Surgeon General records

U.S. Public Health Service records

National Library of Medicine

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Michael Heidelberger oral history

Frederick Russell papers

Donald Van Slyke oral history

Shields Warren oral history

New York City Municipal Archives

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Rhode Island Historical Society

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Paul Lewis papers

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Charles-Edward Winslow papers

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Thomas Whitehead papers

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Carson College for Orphan Girls

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Housing Association of Delaware Valley papers

Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf papers

Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsylvania Society to Protect Children from Cruelty

Philadelphia Association of Day Nurseries

Whosoever Gospel Mission of Germantown

Young Women’s Boarding Home Association of Philadelphia

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Secondary Sources


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Arizona Republican

Boston Globe

Chicago Tribune

London Times

Los Angeles Times

New Orleans Item

New Orleans Times-Picayune

New York Times

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia North American

Philadelphia Public Ledger

Providence Journal

San Francisco Chronicle

Santa Fe Monitor (Kansas)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Times

Washington Post

Washington Star


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