Newspaper articles give view into what life was like in Lehi during the Flu Epidemic

Check out the Utah newspapers articles we found to help piece together Lehi’s history during the Flu Epidemic of 1918-1920.

All of these articles were found on Utah Digital Newspapers.

Salt Lake Tribune, Oct. 22, 1918.


Ogden Daily Standard, Oct. 22, 1918.


Salt Lake Tribune, Nov. 12, 1918.


A Salt Lake Telegram, Jan. 3, 1919.


Salt Lake Herald Republican, Feb. 20, 1920.



American Fork Citizen, Jan. 15, 1916.


Salt Lake Herald Republican, Oct. 12, 1918.


Salt Lake Tribune, Oct. 22, 1918.


Salt Lake Tribune, Oct. 12, 1918.


Salt Lake Tribune, Dec. 15, 1918.


Lehi Timeline of the Flu Epidemic of 1918-1920

Many families lost more than one member

Granddaughter shares recipe of plaster used to influenza in 1918

Andrew Fjeld’s daily journal entries during the epidemic

Newspaper articles give bird’s eye view of epidemic in Lehi and around the state

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