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Polios On Parade
Washington, March 4, 1933 -- OUR PRESIDENT, FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, the nation's greatest POLIO, took the oath of office today. Funny to me to hear the tune "Hand Me Down My Walking Cane." It's real perfection! For that was Washington. Everywhere you looked you saw a walking stick. That's why we felt so at home, for our canes and crutches were quite in keeping with the day....
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Title: Polios On Parade
Creator: Lillian K. Donovan (author)
Date: April 1933
Format: Article
Publication: The Polio Crusade
Source: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation Archives
Location: p.4
Keywords: Assistive Technology; Cane; Crutch; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Georgia; Government; Health & Medicine; Identity; Institutions; Music; Physical Disability; Polio; Politics; Rehabilitation; Warm Springs Foundation; Washington, DC
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Physical Environment
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America