The Polio Pioneer card and pin were given to children who participated in the first national tests of the polio vaccine conducted in 1954 in the United States. This card was given to Linda Crancieslli (?), a student at P.S. 14, located in Corona, Queens, NY on June 9th 1954.
Number of Pieces
0.5 X 2, 11.5 X 6.5
Measurements of items are from left to right. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "Polio Pioneer Card and Pin" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/672