Image Credits:

Alberta Board of Health. 1918. Glenbow Archives, NA-4548-5.

McDonald, Mary Josephine. Mary Josephine McDonald Diary Collection, 1917-1919. Rural Diary Archive. 

*all diary entry images come from this source


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