Child on Crutches

Child on Crutches

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a young girl with poliomyelitis on crutches with leg braces on a sidewalk at the Abilene Polio Unit.
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Child in Bed Eating Meal; Nurses Preparing Meal Trays

Child in Bed Eating Meal; Nurses Preparing Meal Trays

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two images. In the top image a polio patient sits up in bed eating from a tray. She is smiling at the camera. In the bottom image two nurses prepare plates of food. A man can be seen in the background.
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Children; Children & Nurse

Children; Children & Nurse

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two images of children in a polio unit. The left image shows two small boys sitting on a lawn. The right image shows a nurse holding a young child. The child is sitting on a table. Other nurses are visible in the background.
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Woman Holding Polio Balloons

Woman Holding Polio Balloons

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young woman with a bunch of balloons in her hand. The balloons all read "POLIO FIGHTER." She is squatting to pick up a bag of money that has been dropped.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Two Female Polio Victims in Wheelchairs; Nurses

Two Female Polio Victims in Wheelchairs; Nurses

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two images of polio patients. The left image shows two female polio patients in wheelchairs outside. The woman on the left is holding a rolled-up piece of paper. The right image shows six nurses standing in front of a window. One nurse sits at a desk.
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Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
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.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
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." In the back left are several businesses in downtown Abilene.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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