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Teamster Women in History

Teamsters Helped Nation Battling Flu Epidemic

In honor of Women’s History Month, here is a photograph from 1918. Teamster women truck drivers participated in a national program to bring doctors and medicine to rural areas during the Spanish Flu epidemic. They received commendations for their service. Today, Teamsters work as health care providers, including nurses and Red Cross workers.

 

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