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Earlier Victorians met the 1918 pandemic with courage and creativity.

David Broadland

Posted March 26, 2020

Photo: Canadian troops march up Yates Street in April 1919. Troops returning from WWI spread "Spanish Influenza" to Victoria.

Mrs. A. Wilson wrote a poem as influenza swept through Victoria in November 1918. Our ancestors met fear and adversity with courage and creativity, and we will too. Go to story


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