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Brooklyn Eagle: August 18: ON THIS DAY in 1920, Suffrage amendment ratified


ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “The arrival at the port of New York of the Dutch steamship Nieuw Amsterdam with a large number of passengers suffering from so-called ‘Spanish’ influenza and a record of five third-class passengers buried at sea, strengthened the belief that the disease is prevalent abroad. Within […]

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