Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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Iron Lung Tenant Plays Bridge
Polio Victim’s Dad Gives Him Special Bus
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.
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.
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.
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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United Nations Children Unite Against Polio
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.