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Share Your Stories About the 1918 Flu Pandemic

As part of the symposium Going Viral: Impact and Implications of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, a discussion website provides a place to share stories, recollections, dialogue and artifacts related to the 1918 flu pandemic. There you will find personal stories passed down to new generations.

To read first-person testimonials and participate, please visit the website at http://1918flustories.web.unc.edu/  


About Going Viral:

Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture at UNC-Chapel Hill

"Print News and Raise Hell: Highlights from 125 Years of the 'Daily Tar Heel'"

with Kenneth Joel Zogry

(Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture)

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Location: North Carolina Collection Gallery, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Venue: Wilson Library

5:00 p.m. Exhibition viewing, North Carolina Collection Gallery
5:30 p.m. Lecture, Pleasants Family Assembly Room

Living History Weekend in Goldsboro

The 135th United States Colored Troop Presents:

The 1st Annual United States Colored Troops Living History Weekend

"Rather Die Free Men, Than Live To Be Slaves"

See and hear history come alive and meet the men of the 135th USCT, a regiment of Sherman's Army formed in Goldsboro, North Carolina. 

Location: Historic Downtown Goldsboro, Pop-up Museum - Paramount Theater - Encampment on Center Street