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Section: 50th Anniversary, 2005

Folder 14 Jonas Salk Stamp

Photocopied enlargement of a 33 cent stamp honoring Jonas Salk created for the 50th anniversary of the polio vaccine.

Folder 15 Polio Vaccine 50th Anniversary Commemoration Press Materials,

Compact discs containing digital images and digital press materials used in promotion of the 50th anniversary of the polio vaccine. Also included is an NPR interview dated April 12, 2005 from the Morning Edition program.

Folder 16 Polio Vaccine 50th Anniversary Commemoration Press Materials, 2005

This file contains items including the official University of Pittsburgh/UPMC press kit for the 50th anniversary.

Folder 17 Polio Vaccine 50th Anniversary Commemoration Press Materials, January 2005- April 2005

Bound copies of press releases and news clippings gathered to document the 50th anniversary of the polio vaccine.

Folder 18-19 Polio Vaccine 50th Anniversary News Clippings, 2005 (2.0 folders)

Newspaper clippings and other news related articles from print and web resources discussing the 50th anniversary of the Polio vaccine.

Folder 20 Polio Vaccine 50th Anniversary Ephemera, 1955-2005

Published resources discussing Polio and the vaccine including pamphlets; a chronology of the field trials; a fact sheet regarding the announcement of the vaccine on April 12, 1955; the Jonas Salk stamp; and documents discussing, "Whatever Happened to Polio?"

Folder 21 "Defeat of an Enemy" 2005

Book published by the University of Pittsburgh to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the polio vaccine. The book includes sections providing a timeline of polio vaccine history, biographies of symposium presenters, a photo essay, stories about the fight against polio in other countries, and a montage of newspaper mastheads announcing the end of polio.