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

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

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Object Name
button, polio vaccination
Date made
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
Union Litho-Metal Corporation
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
steel; brass; paint (overall material)
overall:.4 cm x 2.6 cm; 3/16 in x 1 in
overall: 1 1/8 in x 1 in x 1 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 in x 13/16 in; 3.175 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.0955 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Helena E. Wright
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Polio
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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