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Remembrance of Flu Epidemics Past Pt II

Just like today, in the cold winter of 1957 the war against the flu raged. The dreaded Asiatic Flu that was spreading through the country, hit my own mother hard. The flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere

vintage illustration man and woman sneezing

Remembrance of Flu Epidemics Past Pt II

Just like today, in the cold winter of 1957 the war against the flu raged. The dreaded Asiatic Flu that was spreading through the country, hit my own mother hard. The flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere

Remembrances of Flu Epidemics Pasts

Flu season sends chills through me. Literally As the U.S. finds itself in the worst flu epidemic in years, I am chillingly reminded of flu epidemics past. Scary tales  of the devastating  flu epidemic of 1918 that haunted me through

Remembrances of Flu Epidemics Pasts

Flu season sends chills through me. Literally As the U.S. finds itself in the worst flu epidemic in years, I am chillingly reminded of flu epidemics past. Scary tales  of the devastating  flu epidemic of 1918 that haunted me through

vintage image woman sneezing into tissue

Cold, Flu and the Story Of Kleenex

 It’s the height of cold and flu season again which means it’s all out war on sniffles and red running noses. For those battle fatigued sufferers, endless reinforcements of Kleenex are constantly being supplied to the front lines. Today we

vintage image woman sneezing into tissue

Cold, Flu and the Story Of Kleenex

 It’s the height of cold and flu season again which means it’s all out war on sniffles and red running noses. For those battle fatigued sufferers, endless reinforcements of Kleenex are constantly being supplied to the front lines. Today we

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Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak: PT II

In the cold winter of 1957, my Mother came down with a nasty case of the Asiatic flu that was spreading through the country. Just like today, the flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere were girding for

illustration man sneezing old ad

Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak: PT II

In the cold winter of 1957, my Mother came down with a nasty case of the Asiatic flu that was spreading through the country. Just like today, the flu was on the march and health authorities everywhere were girding for

vintage ad illustration colds listerine flu

Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak

As the U.S. finds itself in the worst flu epidemic in years, I take a look back to the winter of 1957 when the Asiatic Flu terrorized the nation, and hit close to home. 1957 was a gloomy winter; as

vintage ad illustration colds listerine flu

Memories of the Mid-Century Flu Outbreak

As the U.S. finds itself in the worst flu epidemic in years, I take a look back to the winter of 1957 when the Asiatic Flu terrorized the nation, and hit close to home. 1957 was a gloomy winter; as

Vintage ad Listerine Colds 1940s

The Cold Wars: Nothing to Sneeze At

As obsessed as my mid-century father was with the Cold War, my mother was equally concerned about the war on colds. To each end they were constantly on alert for unseen, unknown, camouflaged enemies ready to insinuate themselves into our

Vintage ad Listerine Colds 1940s

The Cold Wars: Nothing to Sneeze At

As obsessed as my mid-century father was with the Cold War, my mother was equally concerned about the war on colds. To each end they were constantly on alert for unseen, unknown, camouflaged enemies ready to insinuate themselves into our