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Lowell History: The Isolation Hospital

The Lowell Isolation Hospital, later called Meadowcrest Hospital. Officially opened in 1920. Partially opened in 1918 to treat victims of the Spanish Flu.

The Isolation Hospital

 

Newspaper articles - most are from the Lowell Sun

1911

1 21 1911 tuberculosis bills
3 3 1911 what Commission is doing
3 27 1911 planning and locating pt 1
3 27 1911 planning and locating pt 2
4 5 1911 will meet
4 6 1911 plans submitted
4 11 1911 lively discussion and charter Charities pt 1
4 11 1911 lively discussion and charter Charities pt 2
4 11 1911 lively discussion and charter Charities pt 3
4 11 1911 lively discussion and charter Charities pt 4
4 13 1911 will meet
4 18 1911 an exhibit
4 18 1911 white plague expert and commission met
4 22 1911 contagious hospital might contaminate wells
4 22 1911 green horses and car
4 24 1911 disagree on location architects front page
4 24 1911 disagree on location architects pt 2
4 24 1911 disagree on location architects pt 3
4 24 1911 municipal projects drawing pt 1
4 24 1911 municipal projects drawing
4 26 1911 remain at camp benefits
4 27 1911 not asleep
4 27 1911 use of the armory
5 5 1911 Board of Charities opposed pt 1
5 5 1911 Board of Charities opposed pt 2
5 5 1911 Board of Charities opposed pt 3
5 5 1911 Board of Charities opposed pt 4
5 5 1911 Charity Board opposed continued  pg 15
5 6 1911 Rourke files plans front page
5 6 1911 Rourke files plans pt 2
5 6 1911 Rourke files plans pt 3
5 6 1911 Rourke files plans pt 4
5 6 1911 Rourke files plans pt 5
5 8 1911 proposed site article pt 1
5 8 1911 proposed site diagram text
5 8 1911 proposed site map
5 8 1911 proposed site pt 2
5 8 1911 proposed site pt 3
5 8 1911 proposed site
5 11 1911 Coughlin opposed
5 12 1911 hearing on location architect
5 13 1911 if agreement
5 20 1911 lively meeting 
5 21 1911 Boston Globe Lowell is to have
5 24 1911 strong protest against location continued pt 1
5 24 1911 strong protest against location continued pt 3
5 24 1911 strong protest against location continued pt 2
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pg 10
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 2
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 3
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 4
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 5
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 6
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 7
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 8
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 9
5 24 1911 strong protest against location pt 11
5 24 1911 strong protest against location
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 1
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 3
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 4
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 5
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 6
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 7
6 7 1911 vote to return land pt 8
6 7 1911 vote to return land
6 14 1911 site selection excerpt
6 14 1911 site selection
6 22 1911 joint order repealing
6 22 1911 mayor signs order transferring
6 24 1911 request authority to select site pt 1
6 24 1911 request authority to select site pt 2
6 24 1911 request authority to select site pt 3
6 27 1911 purchase auto
6 30 1911 took no action
7 7 1911 meeting called off
7 7 1911 should stop its wrangling
9 14 1911 every factory city needs
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 2
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 3
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 4
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 5
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 6
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 7
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe pt 8
10 10 1911 Charity Board Harry W. J. Howe
11 4 1911 Charter discussions
11 4 1911 charter hands tied
11 4 1911 rousing meeting of French citizens
11 9 1911 holding down TB Globe
12 15 1911 lively session pt 1
12 15 1911 lively session pt 2
12 15 1911 lively session pt 3

1912

1 2 1912 Martin writes Mayor
1 11 1912 hospital trustees
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 2
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 3
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 4
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 5
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 6
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 7
2 2 1912 Contagious Hospital Commission pt 8
2 6 1912 in Mayor's office
2 21 1912 commission recommends front page
2 21 1912 commission recommends pg 5 pt 1
2 21 1912 commission recommends pg 5 pt 2
2 21 1912 commission recommends pg 5 pt 3
2 23 1912 not unchallenged
2 29 1912 stands by location pt 1
2 29 1912 stands by location pt3
3 7 1912 public hearing
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 2
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 3
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 4
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 5
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 6
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 7
3 15 1912 remonstrants heard pt 8
3 19 1912 not an ideal location
4 12 1912 report of the expert accountant pt 1
4 12 1912 report of the expert accountant pt 2
4 12 1912 report of the expert accountant pt 3
4 13 1912 the TB hospital
4 15 1912 expert Rex
4 17 1912 caring for infants
4 17 1912 city will be fined pt 1
4 17 1912 city will be fined pt 2
4 17 1912 city will be fined pt 3
4 24 1912 accepting the recommendation
5 11 1912 hospital site
5 18 1912 can't build on wind
5 25 1912 near Lowell General
6 5 1912 is recovered
6 13 1912 loan bill's defeat
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 2
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 3
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 4
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 5
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 6
6 21 1912 Hospital is needed pt 7
7 16 1912 pleased nothing has been done
7 16 1912 Record of a city Editorial pt 1
7 16 1912 Record of a city Editorial pt 2
7 16 1912 Record of a city Editorial pt 3
7 16 1912 Kenngott Sun editorial continued
9 18 1912 Mayor address excerpt
9 23 1912 Scarlet Fever Pasteurization
11 15 1912 Scarlet Fever disappearing
12 9 1912 Scarlet fever milk route front page large type
12 9 1912 Scarlet fever milk route pt 2
12 9 1912 Scarlet fever milk route pt 3
12 9 1912 users should pasteurize continued pt 1
12 9 1912 users should pasteurize continued pt 2
12 12 1912 ordered to build
12 12 1912 ordered to build pt 2
12 12 1912 Scarlet Fever is spreading
12 13 1912 Health Board stirred up
 Boston Globe - has temporary hospital - mayor explains delay
12 16 1912 letter and dirty streets pt 1
12 16 1912 letter and dirty streets pt 2
12 16 1912 letter and dirty streets pt 3
12 16 1912 letter and dirty streets pt 4
12 16 1912 purchase Hope estate
12 16 1912 purchase Hope estate pt 2
12 16 1912 purchase Hope estate pt 3
12 16 1912 purchase Hope estate pt 4
12 16 1912 purchase Hope estate pt 5
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever AND Board votes to buy Hope estate
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever and Hope estate front page
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 1
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 2
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 3
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 4
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 5
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 6
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 7
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 8
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed continued pt 9
12 17 1912 Scarlet fever discussed and Hope estate front page
12 17 1912 Scarlet Fever front page
12 18 1912 to supervise Pasteurization pt 1
12 18 1912 to supervise Pasteurization pt 2
12 19 1912 petition protesting
12 19 1912 no Scarlet Fever in Dracut
12 20 1912 Guild Emulsion ad hope pt 1
12 20 1912 Guild Emulsion ad hope pt 2
12 20 1912 Guild Emulsion ad hope pt 3
12 20 1912 Guild Emulsion ad hope pt 4
12 21 1912 may abandon plans front page
12 21 1912 may abandon plans pt 2
12 21 1912 may abandon plans pt 3
12 27 1912 temporary contagious hospital with photo

1913

1 23 1938 quarter century ago history
1 27 1913 Doctor to bring cure
1 27 1913 no new cases of smallpox
1 27 1913 nurse has fever
2 12 1913 says commission does not exist pt 1
2 12 1913 says commission does not exist pt 2
2 12 1913 says commission does not exist pt 3
2 12 1913 says commission does not exist pt 4
2 12 1913 says commission does not exist pt 5
2 15 1913 children detained
2 19 1913 1912 Annual report chair raps critics front page pt 1
2 19 1913 1912 Annual report chair rips critics pt 2
2 19 1913 1912 Annual report chair rips critics pt 3
2 19 1913 municipal council tables communication
3 1 1913 appropriations for year 
3 1 1913 municipal council meeting
7 2 1913 the public bath project 
7 17 1913 Lowell will be taken to task pt 1
7 17 1913 Lowell will be taken to task pt 2
7 17 1913 Lowell will be taken to task pt 3
7 17 1913 Lowell's attitude hospital. front page
7 17 1913 Lowell's attitude hospital.pg 5 pt 1
7 17 1913 Lowell's attitude hospital.pg 5 pt 2
7 17 1913 Lowell's attitude hospital.pg 5 pt 3
7 22 1913 appeared before legislative committee in Boston 
7 22 1913 appeared before legislative committee in Boston pt 2
7 22 1913 site offered last page
7 22 1913 site offered
7 23 1913 Boston Globe Lowell diregarded hospital laws pt 1
7 23 1913 Boston Globe Lowell diregarded hospital laws pt 2
7 23 1913 Boston Globe Lowell diregarded hospital laws pt 3
7 23 1913 Boston Globe Lowell diregarded hospital laws pt 4
7 24 1913 42 acre site front page
7 24 1913 42 acre site pt 2
7 24 1913 42 acre site pt 3
7 25 1913 still another site pt 1
7 25 1913 still another site pt 2
7 25 1913 still another site pt 3
9 20 1913 No site selected – council side-stepping  pt 1
9 20 1913 No site selected – council side-stepping  pt 2
9 20 1913 No site selected – council side-stepping  pt 3
9 20 1913 Gloucester demurs and 8 hour law 
11 12 1913 Chelsea fails to obey law
12 6 1913 The Spellbinder The Contagious hospital
12 15 1913 may select site
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site chosen front page
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site chosen picture
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site chosen text
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site page 5 pt 1
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site page 5 pt 2
12 16 1913 Pillsbury site page 5 pt 3
12 16 1913 The Hospital Problem
12 24 1913 authority for transfer
12 24 1913 council votes to buy
12 24 1913 Court order AND block Pillsbury detail pt 2
12 24 1913 Court order AND block Pillsbury detail
12 24 1913 Court order AND block Pillsbury front page
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site front page
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 1
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 2
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 3
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 4
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 5
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 6
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 7
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 8
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 9
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 10
12 24 1913 lively hearing on hospital site pt 11
12 24 1913 MANDAMUS WRIT SERVED 2 articles front page pt 2
12 24 1913 MANDAMUS WRIT SERVED 2 articles front page
12 24 1913 to buy the Pillsbury estate
12 24 1913 writ served continued

1914

  

1 1 1914 ballot initiative text only
1 1 1914 ballot initiative
1 2 1914 ballot initiative
1 3 1914 Chelmsford Street unsuitable
1 3 1914 The Hospital Tangle Initiative vs referendum
1 3 1914 3 commission members chosen
1 5 1914 recinded an ordinance
1 7 1914 Pillsbury equity case front page
1 7 1914 Pillsbury equity case continued pt 1
1 7 1914 Pillsbury equity case continued pt 2
1 8 1914 pillsbury equity case pt 1
1 8 1914 pillsbury equity case pt 2
1 8 1914 pillsbury equity case pt 3
1 9 1914 Judge Wait decree text only
1 9 1914 Judge Wait decree
1 13 1914 council acts on Pillsbury site pt 1
1 13 1914 council acts on Pillsbury site pt 2
1 13 19114 vote does not change program
1 15 1914 hospital site discussed  pt 1
1 15 1914 hospital site discussed  pt 2
1 17 1914 floating hospital
1 21 1939 Quarter Century Ago first initiative petition good
1 24 1914 initiative papers filed today front page
1 24 1914 initiative papers filed today text only
1 26 1914 council to Boston
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 1
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 2
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 3
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 4
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 5
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 6
1 27 1914 hospital site in Pawtucketville pt 7
1 27 1914 Pawtucketville aroused by Belvidere pt 1
1 27 1914 Pawtucketville aroused by Belvidere pt 2 text
1 27 1914 Pawtucketville aroused by Belvidere pt 3
1 29 1914 F. F. Ayer is opposed
1 30 1914 burdensome trap
1 31 1914 Ayer letter front page
1 31 1914 Ayer letter spellbinder
1 31 1914 Ward site Ayer letter front pg pt 1
1 31 1914 Ward site Ayer letter
2 2 1914 Ward Carney sites
2 2 1914 site for "nothing" pt 1
2 2 1914 site for "nothing" pt 2
2 6 1914 may have to build lunatic asylum sarcasm
2 10 1914 Segregation successful
2 18 1914 initiative petition now complete
2 20 1914 state board of health patient
3 3 1915 annual report for 1914
3 13 1914 state board coming
3 14 1914 Boston Globe mandamus writ 
3 14 1914 Globe mandamus writ article  pg 18 pt 1
3 14 1914 Globe mandamus writ article  pg 18 pt 2
3 14 1914 appeal to courts pt 1
3 14 1914 appeal to courts pt 2
3 14 1914 appeal to courts pt 3
3 14 1914 sites inspected pt 1
3 14 1914 sites inspected pt 2
3 14 1914 sites inspected pt 3
3 14 1914 sites inspected pt 4
3 14 1914 sites inspected pt 5
3 17 1914 state report on sites pt 1
3 17 1914 state report on sites pt 2
3 17 1914 state report on sites pt 3
3 19 1914 mandamus proceedings
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 1
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 2
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 3
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 4
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 5
3 20 1914 the hospital litigation pt 6
3 21 1914 germs good swimmers
3 21 1914 the hospital controversy
3 29 1914 hearing put to April 7
4 2 1914 Donnelly arrested
4 2 1914  forging signatures on petitions
4 13 1914 anti-vaccination bill
4 14 1914 forgery case
4 16 1914 charge of forgery
4 30 1914 hospital site pt 1
4 30 1914 hospital site pt 2
5 1 1914 at Chelmsford st hospital pt 1
5 1 1914 at Chelmsford st hospital pt 2
5 1 1914 at Chelmsford st hospital pt 3
5 6 1914 city of high ideals
6 4 1914 TB camps with picture
6 11 1914 law changed about site pt 1
6 11 1914 law changed about site pt 2
6 24 1914 petition forgery case
7 11 1914 where would we put them 
10 28 1914 to fight White Plague
11 19 1921 unable to recuperate
12 4 1914 hospital question on deck again
12 5 1914 saved money by not pt 1
12 5 1914 saved money by not pt 2
12 5 1914 disease from books
12 8 1914 contagious hospital again
12 12 1914 site problem remains unsolved
12 30 1914 talk on tuberculosis pt 1
12 30 1914 talk on tuberculosis pt 2
12 30 1914 talk on tuberculosis pt 3
12 30 1914 talk on tuberculosis pt 4

1915

1 1 1915 Toll of death 1913 1914
1 2 1915 not dangerous to health in vicinity
1 2 1915 other fellow's section
1 6 1915 seeing the light
1 7 1915 city's crying needs
1 7 1915 The visiting nurse
1 7 1915 ignored the law
1 9 1915 city government disregarded pt 1
1 9 1915 city government disregarded pt 2
1 14 1915 New High School Proposition
1 14 1915 should be provided
1 17 1915 Dr Koch and open air with photo
3 15 1915 contagious hospital - when? pt 1
3 15 1915 contagious hospital - when? pt 2
3 15 1915 contagious hospital plans
3 16 1915 step lively Lowell
4 2 1915 LOWELL TAKE WARNING
4 3 1915 Fruits of neglect
4 8 1915 Sixteen months have passed
4 17 1915 Hope estate is sold
4 26 1915 a great menace
4 26 1915 costly but necessary pt 1
4 26 1915 costly but necessary pt 2
4 29 1915 municipal council and high school
5 28 1915 37th annual report health good
5 29 1915 members are howling
6 21 1915 Build Contagious Hospital editorial
7 1 1915 votes and no votes pt 1
7 1 1915 votes and no votes pt 2
7 14 1915 looking up site
7 15 1915 must start by Sept 1 pt 1
7 15 1915 must start by Sept 1 pt 2
7 31 1915 inspection tour this morning
8 2 1915 site has been selected front page
8 2 1915 site has been selected pt 2
8 3 1915 council meeting pt 1
8 3 1915 council meeting pt 2
8 3 1915 council meeting pt 3
8 3 1915 will seize land pt 1
8 3 1915 will seize land pt 2
8 14 1915 Hot shot at hearing pt 1
8 14 1915 Hot shot at hearing pt 2
8 14 1915 Hot shot at hearing pt 3
8 16 1915 Dr. Simpson to pass on the hospital site pg 1
8 16 1915 Dr. Simpson to pass on the hospital site pt 2
8 16 1915 hospital on the Varnum Farm pt 1
8 16 1915 hospital on the Varnum Farm pt 2
8 16 1915 hospital on the Varnum Farm pt 3
8 16 1915 hospital on the Varnum Farm pt 4
8 16 1915 the hospital hearing pt 1
8 16 1915 the hospital hearing pt 2
8 16 1915 the hospital hearing pt 3
8 16 1915 the hospital hearing pt 4
8 16 1915 the hospital hearing pt 5
8 18 1915 will not be fined
8 21 1915 they do say pt 1
8 21 1915 they do say pt 2
8 21 1915 they do say pt 3
8 24 1915 time for action
8 26 1915 wrangling over the location
8 28 1915 pronises and performance
9 2 1915 mayor will run again
10 14 1915 administration attacked
10 21 1915 land taken by the city
10 21 1915 Varnum land
10 23 1915 all the big projects
10 23 1915 refuses assessed value
10 26 1915 debtor hearing for Brown
11 8 1915 a diphtheria city
11 16 1915 record of failure pt 1
11 16 1915 record of failure pt 2
11 17 1915 Turns first sod Morse
11 30 1915 seeing and doing pt 1
11 30 1915 seeing and doing pt 2
12 1 1915 poor municipal business
12 2 1915 need more money
12 16 1915 what public expects

1916

1 1 1916 Lowell looks ahead

1 12 1916 hospital commission extinct

1 14 1916 something doing pt 1

1 14 1916 something doing pt 2

1 15 1916 loan needed

1 21 1916 must build at once Pt 1
1 21 1916 must build at once Pt 2

2 1 1916 Commission meeting site viewed

1 28 1916 city hall notes

2 2 1916 site viewed

2 3 1916 that contagious hospital pt 1

2 3 1916 that contagious hospital pt 2

2 18 1916 the health department pt 1

2 18 1916 the health department pt 2

2 26 1916 big death rate and smallpox

3 4 1916 sewer hearing

3 8 1916 time worn if not time honored

3 9 1916 Middlesex County

3 10 1916 appendix to municipal council

3 11 1916 diphtheria and the death rate

3 14 1916 contagious hospital sewer

3 16 1916 McLaughlin's plans favored

3 17 1916 contagious hospital question pt 1

3 17 1916 contagious hospital question pt 2

3 17 1916 sewer problem

3 18 1916 for county hospital

3 21 1916 Henry L. Rourke selected

4 1 1916 contagious hospital site

4 3 1916 so pretentious a hospital pt 1

4 3 1916 so pretentious a hospital page 4a

4 3 1916 so pretentious a hospital page 4b

4 21 1916 must build at once pt 1

4 21 1916 must build at once pt 2

5 4 1916 ought not to exceed $1000 a bed

5 12 1916 Dr. Simpson objects to statement pt 1

5 12 1916 Dr. Simpson objects to statement pt 2

5 22 1916 would cost $150,000 pg 1

5 22 1916 would cost $150,000 last page A

5 22 1916 would cost $150,000 last page B

5 23 1916 hospital land rented

5 24 1916 cost of hospital

5 25 1916 do nothing

5 29 1916 tour of hospitals

6 1 1916 officials journeyed to Rutland pt 1

6 1 1916 officials journeyed to Rutland pt 2

6 1 1916 officials journeyed to Rutland pt 3

6 16 1916 at least one building this year

6 30 1916 commission agrees on hospital plans PT 1

6 30 1916 commission agrees on hospital plans PT 2

6 30 1916 new job for Ross

7 20 1916 county hospitals pt 1

7 20 1916 county hospitals pt 2

7 29 1916 measles and TB pg  1

7 29 1916 measles and TB pg  2

8 3 1916 city wants county to help pay pg 1

8 3 1916 city wants county to help pay pg 2

8 17 1916 slight misapprehension

8 22 1916 Smith car stolen

9 6 1916 called a meeting

9 6 1916 infant plague spreading

9 7 1916 plans approved by council

9 19 1916 work to be started soon pt 1

9 19 1916 work to be started soon pt 2

9 19 1916 architect plans

9 19 1916 spitting on sidewalk pt 1

9 19 1916 spitting on sidewalk pt 2

9 19 1916 Greatest spread of infantile paralysis

9 23 1916 infantile paralysis and hospital

10 4 1916 call for proposals

10 16 1916 contracts given

10 17 1916 bids rejected

10 18 1916 county will contract with city

10 27 1916 proposals for hospital

11 3 1916 bids for hospital open

11 14 1916 libel suit on trial

11 14 1916 libel suit on trial pt 2

11 14 1916 libel suit on trial pt 3

11 17 1918 verdict in Harrington-Long suit

11 21 1916 work as soon as possible

11 2 1916 Wonderful picture of water in process of aeration

12 2 1916 contract approved

12 5 1916 contagious hospital sewer

12 14 1916 sewer contract

12 21 1916 sewer building in winter months

1918

1 2 1918 health board annual report
1 7 1918 offer hospital for soldiers
1 12 1918 council meeting pt 1
1 12 1918 council meeting pt 2
1 14 1918 treasurer'e report

1 16 1918 Lowell's white elephant

1 31 1918 smallpox at Chelmsford St

2 19 1918 sewer $3 a day 170 miles pt 1

2 19 1918 sewer $3 a day 170 miles pt 2

3 29 1918 smallpox patients released
4 9 1918 Varnum use for farming
4 29 1918 sewer work
5 9 1918 work is progressing rapidly
5 16 1918 may be ready for fall
7 22 1918 new cases Boston Globe
8 10 1976 1918 flu remembered
9 13 1918 kitchen and laundry best possible
9 17 1918 order to construct a sewer
9 24 1918 Grip in Lowell
9 24 1918 will complete sewer
9 26 1918 ready in half day's notice
9 30 1918 prepared as an emergency hospital
10 1 1918 lights coal sewer
10 1 1918 prepared to take care of flu patients pt 1
10 1 1918 prepared to take care of flu patients pt 2
10 1 1918 grippe cases pt 1
10 1 1918 grippe cases pt 2
10 2 1918 preparing for occupancy
10 3 1918 temporary hogshead contrivance
10 4 1918 will open Monday pt 1
10 4 1918 will open Monday pt 2
10 5 1918 still will open Monday
10 7 1918 hospital will open closing orders flu
10 8 1918 formally opened today page 1
10 8 1918 formally opened today page 10 pt 1
10 8 1918 formally opened today page 10 pt 2
10 8 1918 formally opened today page 10 pt 3
10 8 1918 formally opened today page 10 pt 4
10 9 1918 $15,000 to fight flu Guild pg 1
10 9 1918 $15,000 to fight flu Guild pg 11
10 11 1918 ward filled front page
10 11 1918 ward filled pg 8 pt 1
10 11 1918 ward filled pg 8 pt 2
10 11 1918 ward filled pg 8 pt 3.
10 12 1952 34 years ago the awful plague
10 16 1943 old-timer flu 10 16 1943
10 17 1918 Grippe halted pt 1
10 17 1918 Grippe halted pt 2
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 1
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 2.
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 3.
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 4
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 5
10 18 1918 ban is still on theater men indignant pt 6
10 21 1918 third ward opened front page pt 1
10 21 1918 third ward opened pt 2 
10 21 1918 third ward opened pt 3
10 21 1918 third ward opened pt 4
10 22 1918 Grippe epidemic front page
10 22 1918 Grippe epidemic page 8
10 23 1918 hospital report
10 25 1918 26 new cases
10 26 1918 sent home Whooping cough
10 28 1918 26 new cases front page
10 28 1918 26 new cases last page
10 29 1918 influ loses its grip
10 30 1918 Flu Isolation
10 30 1918 street and sewer men busy
11 20 1918 Catholic women's league
11 20 1918 contagious ward would be closed front page
11 20 1918 contagious ward would be closed page 3
11 20 1918 Red Cross meeting
12 27 1918 flu don't do these things