Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description:

Photograph of young men handing polio drive balloons to passing motorists in Abilene, TX. They are at an intersection going from car to car. All the balloons read, "POLIO FIGHTER." On both sides of the street are businesses of downtown Abilene.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Taylor County - Abilene
Creation Date: 1955
Partner(s):
Hardin-Simmons University Library
Collection(s):
Abilene Photograph Collection
Abilene Library Consortium
Usage:
Total Uses: 105
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Taylor County - Abilene
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1955  
Description:

Photograph of young men handing polio drive balloons to passing motorists in Abilene, TX. They are at an intersection going from car to car. All the balloons read, "POLIO FIGHTER." On both sides of the street are businesses of downtown Abilene.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): volunteers | polio | viruses | balloons | charities
Partner:
Hardin-Simmons University Library
Collection:
Abilene Photograph Collection
Collection:
Abilene Library Consortium
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 96-09504-124_02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth59741
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image