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An army sick ward of flu patients.
Spanish Influenza in the Army sick ward.
Boxing match on the U.S.S. Siboney's forecastle, while she was at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, transporting troops to or from France in 1918-1919. Spectators are wearing masks as a precaution against the spread of influenza.
When it came to treating influenza patients, doctors, nurses and druggists were at a loss.
Preventive treatment against influenza, spraying throat. A.R.C. (American Red Cross). Love Field, Texas. (November 6, 1918)
Street car conductor in Seattle not allowing passengers aboard without a mask. (1918)
Masked medical personnel giving treatment to an influenza patient. U.S. Naval Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Circa autumn 1918)
Compulsory mask, brought in to combat the flu epidemic after the World War, 1918-1919 / Sam Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection