Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state /

"In 1918, Minnesota and its residents were confronted with a series of devastating events that put communities to the test, forcing them to persevere through untold hardship. First, as the nation immersed itself in the global conflict later known as World War I, some 118,000 Minnesotans served...

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Main Author: Brown, Curt, 1960- (Author)
Language: English
Published: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2018]
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Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state / Curt Brown.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2018]
278 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: Moose Lake; Automba -- Sauk Centre -- Buffalo River near Moorhead -- Automba; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Cloquet; Moose Lake -- Minneapolis -- Fond du Lac Reservation -- Washington, DC -- New Ulm -- Kettle River -- Rochester -- Kettle River; Split Rock Township -- Welcome; Martin County -- St. Paul and the 1918 campaign -- Kettle River; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Minneapolis; St. Paul -- Lawler; Moose Lake; Automba; Cloquet -- Cloquet -- Minneapolis; Hermantown -- Minneapolis -- Washington; Cloquet -- Robbinsdale; Brizeaux-Forestiere, France -- St. Cloud; Minneapolis -- Blooming Prairie; Cloquet -- Epilogue.
"In 1918, Minnesota and its residents were confronted with a series of devastating events that put communities to the test, forcing them to persevere through untold hardship. First, as the nation immersed itself in the global conflict later known as World War I, some 118,000 Minnesotans served in the war effort, both at home and "over there"?and citizens on the home front were subjected to loyalty tests and new depths of government surveillance. While more than 1,400 Minnesotans were killed on the battlefields, an additional 2,300 soldiers were struck down by another destructive force working its way across the globe in 1918: the influenza pandemic, which left more than 10,000 dead in Minnesota alone. Then, in mid-October, fires raged across 1,500 square miles in seven counties of northeastern Minnesota, leaving thousands homeless and hundreds dead. In Minnesota, 1918, journalist and author Curt Brown explores this monumental year through individual and community stories from all over the state, from residents of small towns up north obliterated by the fire, to government officials in metropolitan centers faced with the spread of a deadly and highly contagious disease, to soldiers returning home to all this from the "war to end all wars."--Amazon.com.
Minnesota History, Local 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 Minnesota.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Minnesota.
Forest fires Minnesota History 20th century.
2018NEWSEPTEMBER.
language English
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Book
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author Brown, Curt, 1960-
spellingShingle Brown, Curt, 1960-
Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state /
Introduction: Moose Lake; Automba -- Sauk Centre -- Buffalo River near Moorhead -- Automba; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Cloquet; Moose Lake -- Minneapolis -- Fond du Lac Reservation -- Washington, DC -- New Ulm -- Kettle River -- Rochester -- Kettle River; Split Rock Township -- Welcome; Martin County -- St. Paul and the 1918 campaign -- Kettle River; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Minneapolis; St. Paul -- Lawler; Moose Lake; Automba; Cloquet -- Cloquet -- Minneapolis; Hermantown -- Minneapolis -- Washington; Cloquet -- Robbinsdale; Brizeaux-Forestiere, France -- St. Cloud; Minneapolis -- Blooming Prairie; Cloquet -- Epilogue.
World War, 1914-1918 Minnesota.
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Minnesota.
Forest fires Minnesota History 20th century.
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title Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state /
title_sub when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state /
title_short Minnesota, 1918 :
title_full Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state / Curt Brown.
title_fullStr Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state / Curt Brown.
title_full_unstemmed Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state / Curt Brown.
title_auth Minnesota, 1918 : when flu, fire, and war ravaged the state /
title_sort minnesota 1918 when flu fire and war ravaged the state
publisher Minnesota Historical Society Press,
publishDate 2018
physical 278 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
contents Introduction: Moose Lake; Automba -- Sauk Centre -- Buffalo River near Moorhead -- Automba; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Cloquet; Moose Lake -- Minneapolis -- Fond du Lac Reservation -- Washington, DC -- New Ulm -- Kettle River -- Rochester -- Kettle River; Split Rock Township -- Welcome; Martin County -- St. Paul and the 1918 campaign -- Kettle River; Moose Lake; Cloquet -- Minneapolis; St. Paul -- Lawler; Moose Lake; Automba; Cloquet -- Cloquet -- Minneapolis; Hermantown -- Minneapolis -- Washington; Cloquet -- Robbinsdale; Brizeaux-Forestiere, France -- St. Cloud; Minneapolis -- Blooming Prairie; Cloquet -- Epilogue.
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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Minnesota.
Forest fires Minnesota History 20th century.
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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Minnesota.
Forest fires Minnesota History 20th century.
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