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This Question Of Infantile Paralysis
President Roosevelt's statement marked the declaration of war against infantile paralysis. On October 18 he sent out his orders for mobilization. He said that he had received from Basil O'Connor, the Treasurer of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, the following recommendations...
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Title: This Question Of Infantile Paralysis
Creator: Robert H. Rankin (author)
Date: January 30, 1938
Format: Article
Publication: The President's Birthday Magazine
Publisher: National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: RJ 496 P2 P7 1938
Location: pp.23, 62
Keywords: Advocacy; Assistive Technology; Basil O'Connor; Birthday Balls; Charity; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Eleanor Roosevelt; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Georgia; Higher Education; Hydrotherapy; Keith Morgan; Labor; Media; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis; Physical Disability; Polio; Public Health; Public Relations; Respirator; Social Welfare & Communities; Voluntarism; Warm Springs Foundation
Topics: Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute