Influenza masks and bag

Influenza masks and bag

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American Red Cross influenza mask bundles and bag. One cloth bag that contains two bundles of gauze influenza masks. Masks were made by Saint Paul Red Cross volunteers at the request of the United States Army for use in Minnesota training camps and by civic leaders for use by the general population during the Spanish influenza pandemic, 1918–1919.

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3D Objection Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

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