Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. A boy is sitting on a doctor's table. There are two pieces of hospital equipment beside the bed.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. Three children are each laying in a bed. The walls are decorated with cartoon characters painted on them.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a child in an iron lung in the polio ward of Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. The photograph is taken from below the iron lung so that the face of the child can be seen in the mirror above him. Beside the iron lung is a table and flowers.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at the Hendrick Medical Center. A nurse is tending to a child laying in a tub.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two child patients in the polio ward of Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. In the foreground is an iron lung with a young female patient inside. Behind is a crib with another young patient.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. A baby is sitting on a gurney while leaning against a nurse; the nurse has her hands on the baby. There is a mirror beside the gurney.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. There are two beds beside each other and against a wall. The wall is decorated with cartoon characters painted on it. Also on the wall is a white bulletin board.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. A bed and table are setting against a wall; there is a stool and trash can beside the table. The walls are decorated with cartoon characters painted on them.
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Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the polio ward at Hendrick Medical Center. A nurse is tending to a child laying in a tub.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Polio Drive

Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man at Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Abilene, TX. He is standing in front of the bank vault, leaning his head on his arm against one of the vaults crank handles. In his other hand, he has a large bunch of balloons with the writing, "POLIO FIGHTER." He is looking down at a table next to him. Tied to the table is another bunch of the same balloons. On the table are bags of money with the bank's logo and a large pile of coins and bills.
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