As Máscaras em 1918

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The Mask Slackers of 1918

As the influenza pandemic swept across the United States in 1918 and 1919, masks took a role in political and cultural wars.

Rail commuters wearing white protective masks, one with the additional message “wear a mask or go to jail,” during the 1918 influenza
pandemic in California. © Vintage Space/Alamy
Workers at an information desk wearing masks in San Francisco in 1918. © Hamilton Henry Dobbin, via California State Library

A nota é só isso mesmo. Fotografia e jornalismo em 1918 e hoje. É isso. Seguimos.

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