The October 1918 issue of Luther College Chips reported that 112 out of the 241 students at Luther College were sick with the Spanish Flu. Six students additionally developed pneumonia and one, a first year student named Selmer Knutson, died. This photo shows three members of the Students’ Army Training Corps being tended in their beds by one of the six college nurses.
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