One hundred years ago in Kansas, November 12-30:
November 18, 1918
- The Kansas State Teachers Assn. meetings at Wichita, Salina, Pittsburg and Topeka, scheduled for the last week in November, were cancelled because of the flu epidemic.
November 19, 1918
- Kansas exceeded its $2,850,000 quota for the United War Work drive.
November 23, 1918
- Poor ventilation and closed windows were blamed for a new outbreak of influenza. Forty-three cases were reported at Topeka.
- Kansas ranked fifth in War Savings stamps sales, with total purchases of $22,360,000, or $11.83 per capita. The national average was $8.
November 26, 1918
- Schools were being taught by correspondence in several western Kansas counties because of the flu epidemic. Elkhart reported 200 cases and six deaths.
November 27, 1918
- Ninety-five new cases of flu at Topeka resulted in a partial closing order.