Chelsea Chamberlain on Institutions and Disease in 1918 and Today

Chelsea Chamberlain was recently published in the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era's series exploring the lived experience of the 1918 influenza pandemic. Chelsea's piece, " "An Avalanche of Unexpected Sickness': Institutions and Diseases in 1918 and Today", discusses the impact of the 1918 pandemic on the Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble-minded Children at Elwyn and its relationship to our current COVID-19 pandemic. 

Read her full article here.