Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1955 March

In Roanoke, Va., State Education and Health Officials Discuss Administration of Salk Polio Vaccine to Children

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/14/55
Run Time
2 min., 06 sec.
Sound
Sound
Color
BW
Abstract
School officials and health care workers from around Virginia meet at the Hotel Roanoke to discuss the use of the Salk polio vaccine. Dr. Mason Romaine of the Virginia Department of Health explains how the Salk vaccine for poliomyelitis will be administered to school children.
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