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143 Introduction 1. L. Pearce Williams, “Chapter VIII: Passive Immunity to Poliomyelitis: The Field Testing of Gamma Globulin as a Prophylactic Agent,” The Medical Research Program of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, December 1956, March of Dimes Archives, White Plains, New York (henceforth MDA), 75. 2. “Polio Test Report Set for April 12,” New York Times, March 23, 1955, 33; William L. Laurence, “Salk Polio Vaccine Proves Success; Millions Will Be Immunized Soon; City Schools Begin Shots April 25,” New York Times, April 13, 1955, 1; Jeffrey Kluger, Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2004), 294; John R. Paul, A History of Poliomyelitis (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971), 432. 3. Michael B. A. Oldstone, Viruses, Plagues, and History (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), 104. 4. David M. Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story: The Crusade That Mobilized the Nation against the 20th Century’s Most Feared Disease (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), 8. 5. “Medicine: Polio at Work,” Time, September 20, 1948, http://​www​.time​.com/​time/ magazine/article/0,9171,799172,00.html, last viewed July 12, 2011. 6. Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story, 8. 7. Paul, A History of Poliomyelitis, 7. 8. Frederick C. Robbins, “The History of Polio Vaccine Development,” in Vaccines, 4th ed., ed. Stanley A. Plotkin and Walter A. Orenstein (Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2004); Oldstone, Viruses, Plagues, and History, 104. 9. Naomi Rogers, Dirt and Disease: Polio before FDR (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1992). 10. “Medicine: Polio Season,” Time, September 8, 1941, http://​www​.time​.com/​time/ magazine/article/0,9171,849501,00.html, last viewed March 3, 2011. 11. Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story, 70. 12. Nancy Tomes, The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). 13. Richard Carter, The Gentle Legions (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1961), 14. “Flies, Food, and Poliomyelitis,” JAMA 128, 6 (1945): 442–­ 443; “Dimes Are Sought in Paralysis Drive,” New York Times, January 24, 1938, 23; Paul Strathern, A Brief History of Medicine: From Hippocrates to Gene Therapy (London: Constable & Robinson , 2005), 364; A. E. Casey, W. I. Fishbein, and H. N. Bundesen, “Transmission of Poliomyelitis by Patient to Patient Contact,” JAMA 129, 17 (1945): 1141–­ 1145. 14. Rogers, Dirt and Disease, 29–­32. 15. Thomas M. Daniel and Frederick C. Robbins, eds., Polio (Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 1997); Hugh Gregory Gallagher, FDR’s Splendid Deception (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1985), 2. 16. Heather Green Wooten, The Polio Years in Texas: Battling a Terrifying Unknown (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2009), 91; Marc Shell, Polio and Its Aftermath : The Paralysis of Culture (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2005), 112. Notes 144 Notes to Pages 2–7 17. F. Martin Harmon, The Warm Springs Story: Legacy and Legend (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2014). 18. Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story, 24–­ 28; Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom (New York: Public Affairs, 2003), 138–­ 140; Victor Cohn, Four Billion Dimes (Minneapolis: Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 1955), 9. 19. Oshinsky, Polio: An American Story, 38–­ 39; Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 169–­175; Rogers, Dirt and Disease, 168; Susan Mechele Ward, “Rhetorically Constructing a ‘Cure’: FDR’s Dynamic Spectacle of Normalcy” (PhD diss., Regent University , 2005), 64; Jane S. Smith, Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine (New York: William Morrow, 1990), 57–­ 61. 20. Gallagher, FDR’s Splendid Deception, chapters 5 and 6. 21. William H. Helfand, Jan Lazarus, and Paul Theerman, “‘. . . So That Others May Walk’: The March of Dimes,” AJPH 91, 8 (August 2001): 1190; Heather Green Wooten , “The Polio Years in Harris and Galveston Counties, 1930–­ 1962” (PhD diss., University of Texas at Galveston, 2006), 67. 22. Cohn, Four Billion Dimes, 55; Kathryn Black, In the Shadow of Polio: A Personal and Social History (Cambridge: Perseus Publishing, 1996), 25. 23. Paul V. Dutton, Differential Diagnosis: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2007), chapter 1; Sills, The Volunteers: Means and Ends in a National Organization. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press, 1957, 170. 24. David W. Rose, Images of America: March of Dimes (Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing , 2003), 2. 25. Smith, Patenting the Sun, 52–­53. 26. Ibid., 61. 27. Ibid., 67. 28. “Organizational Chart, 1949,” Organizational Charts, NFIP, 1949–­ 1953, S 10: Incorporation , Box 10, Medical Program Records (henceforth MPR), MDA. 29. Sills, The Volunteers...


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