Dr. Joseph Roby could not save Lenore Engel, 11, victim of the 1918 pandemic buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery

Growing up on 39 Wilkins Street near Joseph Avenue in a German, possibly Jewish, family, Lenore Engel most likely had a normal girlhood, relatively untouched by the Great War raging in Europe. Living near a predominantly Polish neighborhood, Lenore — or Lenox as she may have been nicknamed — would have played games in Pulaski … Continue reading Dr. Joseph Roby could not save Lenore Engel, 11, victim of the 1918 pandemic buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery