Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

October 12, 1918

Evening Star October 12, 1918

Death toll dropped slightly to 65.

District and Health officials appealed to John A. McIlhenny, chairman of the Civil Service Commission, to slow the influx of war workers.

Four influenza relief stations have been established–locations illustrated by a map published in the Washington Times: 

WTimesOct12_stations

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