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Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign #2

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing in a room beside a hot tub, identified as Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign. One woman in a uniform is facing the group of women. There is an unidentified man in the hot tub. In the background, there is rehabilitation equipment and a row of windows.
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign #1

Description: Photograph of a group of women standing in a room beside a hot tub, identified as Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign. One woman in a uniform is facing the group of women. There is an unidentified man in the hot tub. In the background, there is rehabilitation equipment and a row of windows.
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign

Description: Photograph of a group of three women kneeling beside boxes full of packages of peanuts. In the background, there are closed boxes lined up in a row with a sign on top of them that says "Fight Polio Join The March of Dimes." Text on the packages of peanuts says "Fight Polio with Peanuts."
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign #1

Description: Photograph of a group of three women kneeling beside boxes full of packages of peanuts. Behind the women, a man in a military uniform is leaning towards the peanut packages. Behind the people, there are closed boxes lined up in a row with a sign on top of them that says "Fight Polio Join The March of Dimes." Text on the packages of peanuts says "Fight Polio with Peanuts."
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mothers at Rehab - Polio Campaign #2

Description: Photograph of a group of three women kneeling beside boxes full of packages of peanuts. Behind the women, a man in a military uniform is leaning towards the peanut packages. Behind the people, there are closed boxes lined up in a row with a sign on top of them that says "Fight Polio Join The March of Dimes." Text on the packages of peanuts says "Fight Polio with Peanuts."
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Sabin oral vaccine for Polio]

Description: Photograph of three children, identified as George, Katherine, and Brad, children of Jack and Jean Kopp. They are pictured standing indoors by a table that has multiple samples of the Sabin oral vaccine for Polio on sugar cubes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of a young man helping with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. He is standing in the middle of the street giving balloons to motorists driving by. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER." In the background are the building of downtown Abilene.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[News Script: March of Dimes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an aerial survey being taken by the Dallas Mothers March on Polio, which will aid them in their campaigning next Monday.
Date: January 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis from Marfa, Texas, who contracted polio at the age of seven - She later went on to eat dinner with President Roosevelt, become Woman of the Year in 1968, and write poetry.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Sanchez, Delma
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[News Script: Polio mother]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. Lloyd R. Erwin raising her two children from a wheel chair due to being stricken with bulbar spinal polio in 1951 and being named Dallas Polio Mother of the Year.
Date: January 10, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Polio vaccine]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a shortage of the Salk polio vaccine in the state of Texas.
Date: March 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Polio Ward at Hendrick Medical Center

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.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library