Polio Pioneer Button Given to a Participant in the 1954 Polio Vaccine Field Trials

Date Made: 1954

Maker: National Foundation for Infantile ParalysisUnion Litho-Metal Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, The Antibody Initiative, Antibody Initiative: Polio


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Credit Line: Gift of Helena E. Wright

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.0003.2Catalog Number: 2000.0003.2Accession Number: 2000.0003

Object Name: button, polio vaccination

Physical Description: metal (overall material)steel; brass; paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: .4 cm x 2.6 cm; 3/16 in x 1 inoverall: 1 1/8 in x 1 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.8575 cmoverall: 1 1/4 in x 1 in x 13/16 in; 3.175 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.0955 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c169-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_556623

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