Library Collections: Document: Item Description

Excerpt from:
"Warm Springs" The Fight Against Infantile
"Warm Springs," which has become the public description of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, means something entirely different than what its name implies. It is not a general "cripples" hospital; it is not a spa using its warm waters as a so-called "cure"; it is not a mecca to which everyone who turns can be admitted. It is something far and beyond that. It has become embedded in the public heart and mind as the symbol of a great man's determination to do his part towards getting rid of something which has afflicted American humanity....
  Enlarge the image
Full Text

Document Information

Title: "Warm Springs" The Fight Against Infantile
Creator: Keith Morgan (author)
Date: January 30, 1937
Format: Article
Publication: The President's Birthday Magazine
Publisher: National Committee for the Birthday Ball for the President to Fight Infantile Paralysis
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: RJ 496 P2 P7 1937
Location: pp.13, 38
Keywords: Advocacy; Assistive Technology; Birthday Balls; Braces; Charity; Children; Cripple; Crutch; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Economics; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Georgia; Henry L. Doherty; Hydrotherapy; Institutions; Keith Morgan; Medical Professionals; Medicine; National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis; Physical Disability; Physical Therapy; Polio; Public Health Service; Rehabilitation; Service Organizations; Spa; Treatments Therapies Cures; Warm Springs Foundation; Wheelchair
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute