Category: Health and Medicine

On the Ground When Crisis Strikes

On the Ground When Crisis Strikes

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.

Helping Families When Hardship Hits

Helping Families When Hardship Hits

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.

Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis

Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.

Mobilizing to Fight the Spanish Flu

Mobilizing to Fight the Spanish Flu

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.

The Cautionary Tale of 1918

The Cautionary Tale of 1918

—Carol R. Byerly
The influenza epidemic of 1918 offers a cautionary tale of the power of a virus to prey on humans in war and peace and to challenge our ability to control its spread and lethality.