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  • Description: polio
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    • [Contribution to polio hospital from motorcycle club]

    • 1948
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • 1948. Eleven men standing behind five motorcyles. One man in a suit is handing a check to a man wearing a tie, while all the other men are dressed casually. The negative sleeve indicates this was a motorcycle club presenting money to help build a...
    • [Child in special bed at the polio hospital]

    • 1948-1952
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A child in a special bed at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the Polio Hospital. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Child at polio hospital with ball]

    • 1948-1952
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A child playing with a ball at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the Polio Hospital. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Child demonstrating health]

    • 1953-01-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A child posing in a "strength" pose for adults, presumably after effective treatment for polio. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Child demonstrating health]

    • 1953-01-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A child posing in a "strength" pose for adults, presumably after effective treatment for polio. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Polio epidemic in Greensboro 1950-1988]

    • 1950-1988
    • Mss. Coll. 220 Jean Payne Rabie
    • A collection of clippings during the polio epidemic in Greensboro, N.C. Some fetaure Jean Payne Rabie.
    • [The history of polio in Greensboro]

    • 1984-11-08
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A narrative history of the medical response to polio and polio outbreaks in Greensboro, North Carolina, given as a presentation by Dr. Samuel Ravenel on November 8, 1984, at the Greensboro Historical Medical Library.
    • [Waiting for Vaccination Shots, 1957]

    • 1957
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A seated nurse writes on a card as a line of students wait nearby (Caption on back: Students in line to receive Salk vaccine for polio shots, 1957 Nurse is Mary Timbiville Gove Infirmary (Gray Drive))
    • [Rocking Bed]

    • 1951-10-03
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Ann Compton in new "rocking bed" polio treatment method. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Rocking Bed]

    • 1951-10-03
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Ann Compton in new "rocking bed" polio treatment method. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Child with polio and three women]

    • 1948-08-31
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • August 31, 1948. 2 p.m. A child with polio sitting up and looking happy on the end of the table with three smiling women with him. One of the women wears a bathing suit. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Women standing around a child with polio]

    • 1948-08-31
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • August 31, 1948. 2 p.m. The year brought one of the worst polio epidemics in America to Guilford County. A child with polio laying on a long hospital-like table. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Women standing around a child with polio]

    • 1948-08-31
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • August 31, 1948. 2 p.m. The year brought one of the worst polio epidemics in America to Guilford County. A child with polio laying on a long hospital-like table. Five nurses hover over the child. Another woman sits to the left of table and another...
    • [Ben Cone and the March of Dimes]

    • 1948-01-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Ben Cone at a child's bedside in the Polio Hospital for March of Dimes publicity. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.

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