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Title
1918 flu epidemic [picture] : the Oakland Municipal Auditorium in use as a temporary hospital
Creator
Rogers, Edward A. "Doc," 1873-1960
Date Created and/or Issued
1918
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Oakland Tribune
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
The photograph depicts volunteer nurses from the American Red Cross tending influenza sufferers in the Oakland Auditorium during the influenza pandemic of 1918. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Number in collection : 277.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : negative. b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt3q2nc9rt
copl_058
Knowland Neg. 277
Subject
Influenza epidemic, 1918-1919 - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Nurses - History - Pictorial works
Influenza - Treatment - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Municipal Auditorium (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
American Red Cross - History - Pictorial works
Place
Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.
Oakland (Calif.) - Buildings, structures, etc. - Pictorial works.