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Helen Wilson Luzadder wrote a letter telling about the flu epidemic

ASL-MS-0004-14-006-01
In November 1918, Helen Wilson Luzadder wrote a letter from Skagway telling about the flu epidemic, the sinking of the Princess Sophia, and the celebration of the Armistice, which ended World War I. Alaska State Library.

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