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Unforgettable year of Tulane history recounted in exhibit

Dec 07, 2018
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Tulane University archivist Ann E. Case paints a picture of turmoil and perseverance in her new exhibit, “September 1918’s...

September 1918's Winds of Change: War, Women, and the Spanish Influenza Come to Campus

Location: Uptown Campus
Building:Jones Hall, Special Collection Gallery


Fall 1918: All eligible incoming male students were inducted as members of the new Student Army Training Corps at Tulane. As Army privates, their dormitories were wooden barracks in Camp Martin, the 14-building S.A.T.C. cantonment that was hastily constructed on campus between August 8 and October 4 to train student-soldiers for service in WWI.



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