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Plague Diaries: Firsthand Accounts of Epidemics, 430 B.C. to A.D. 1918 (Johnson, Ulrich, and Ulrich)

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  • This project originated in response to the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe and its various knock-on effects. We created a small collection of openly available primary documents discussing epidemics from the past, such as the Black Death in Europe in the mid-fourteenth century and smallpox hitting northern Michigan in the nineteenth. 

    Thumbnail: "Great plague of London-1665" by Unknown is in the Public Domain