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What Ever Happened to Polio?
An exhibit from the National Museum of American History that provides a good overview to the American polio epidemics of the 20th century, the legacy of those outbreaks, and the creation of the vaccine. The exhibit includes a small selection of images and other digitized primary sources.
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
A collection of digitized documents from the Eisenhower Presidential Library related to the introduction of the Salk vaccine in 1955. Most of the items are publications of the federal government.
Babies and Breadwinners: 1961 Polio Vaccine Campaign
Film produced by the U.S. government about the polio vaccine being administered to the residents of Columbus, Georgia. Other similar videos can be found through the library catalog or, often, on YouTube. The March of Dimes has added many of their promotional films related to polio to YouTube.