Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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March Of Dimes Poster Child Recovering
March Of Dimes Lad Meets President
March of Dimes
Terry Tullus, 3-year-old infantile paralysis victim from Laurel, Miss., whose likeness you will see on the posters publicizing the 1948 March of Dimes campaign, is making rapid strides toward recovery. He was stricken with polio before he had learned to walk, but he is now doing nicely, thanks to this worthy cause.
Left: 3-year-old Terry Tullos of Laurel, Miss., the youngster pictured on the 1948 March of Dimes poster, and who is now recovering from infantil~Pa.ralysis Of both legs, suffered at birth, gets a hug from Pres. Truman. Right: Margaret Truman helps Terry give his time to the cause that helped him recover.
Linda Brown of San Antonio, Texas, whose recovery from polio is featured on the March Of Dimes campaign poster, shows Pres. Truman the birthday cake she received on her 4th birthday, during a visit to the nation's capital in connection with the drive. Linda was stricken with the dread disease two years ago but can now walk
Youngsters, featured on past posters, who have been cured of infantile paralysis by your contributions to March of Dimes are now on tour to thank American public personally. They are: 1. Wanda Wiley, Austin, Tex., 1950 poster girl; 2. Nancy Drury, Louisville, Ky; 3. Linda Brown, San Antonio; 4. Terry Tullos, Laurel, Miss; 5. Donald Anderson 9, 1946 poster boy.
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“Polio Girl” Lays Wreath At FDR Grave
Polio Victim’s Dad Gives Him Special Bus
United Nations Children Unite Against Polio
New Kind Of “Hobo” Helps Polio Campaign
Four-year-old Nancy Drury, poster girl in 1947 "March of Dimes" campaign to aid Infantile Paralysis Foundation, lays wreath at grave of late President Franklin D. Roosevelt at Hyde Park, N.Y. Nancy was cured of dread disease largely through the Roosevelt-inspired fund-raising drive.
Youngsters from 10 countries honor the March of Dimes poster model, Larry McKenzie, 12, (center) of Kuckville, NY at a UN Stamp Club party in the Hotel Roosevelt. Larry is exhibiting a Tokyo stamp given him by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the late president who founded the drive for funds to combat infantile paralysis.
This "hobo" is a big basket being circulated on freight trains all over the Pennsylvania System to collect funds for polio victims. Railroad officials at Penn. Station, N.Y. had 8-year-old Leonard Laskowski, polio victim, on hand to receive the "hobo" in New York.
M. Miami Beach, Fla., Fred Snite, Jr., (seen via mirror, center) well-known throughout the years he has lived in an "iron lung" as a victim of infantile paralysis, smiles happily as he rest in new all-window bus provided by his dad (left). M. right is Fred's wife, and their children, left to right, are Marie, Kitty, and Pinky.
Fred Snite, Jr., infantile paralysis victim who has lived for years in an iron lung, plays bridge in a tournament at Hollywood Beach, Florida. Snite views cards in mirror above his head and directs play. Mrs. Snite, left, sits in as an interested observer.