Thursday, July 2, 2020
As Idaho State University history students pored over digital databases of newspapers this summer, they found that, while some things change, some parts of societies stay the same.
During the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1920, schools were closed in communities throughout Idaho, parties were postponed, and community members fought over the importance of quarantine. Students taking Idaho History from professor Kevin Marsh had the task of telling the story of Idaho communities during the Spanish flu pandemic on an interactive, ArcGIS StoryMap for the public. Read more

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