What is it like to see your city bombed out, like London during the Blitz, yet more or less intact?

Walt Whitman gives us a window into the ways that Americans once dealt with unmanageable tragedy.

As Fresno moved into the fourth week of its influenza outbreak, the situation appeared increasingly dire.

In the age of coronavirus, the state is strangling all of us.

As Fresno entered the second week of the influenza epidemic, all eyes were on the Board of Health, […]

As Fresno’s flu outbreak passed the one-week mark, the virus’s deadly potential started to come into focus, at […]

The ugly spectre of anti-Asian racism, a mainstay of American history, is back in an even more intense and vicious form in the age of Corona.

In our new series, historian Ethan J. Kytle follows the 1918-19 flu epidemic in Fresno, CA, as it was chronicled in local newspapers and other primary sources.