Disasters

Title

Disasters

Subject

This collection includes such disasters as floods, tornadoes, fires, accidents and epidemics.

Publisher

Midway Village Museum

Date

1850-1990

Collection Items

Polio Epidemics in Rockford: Memories from a Polio Survivor -- Part 3 of 3: After the Hospital
Don Swanson is a Rockford native and a polio survivor. The retired principal of Walker School, Swanson contracted polio at age 5 and spent a year in the hospital. These images are part of a PowerPoint presentation created by Swanson in 2018 to share…

Polio Epidemics in Rockford: Memories from a Polio Survivor -- Part 2 of 3: Diagnosis and Treatment
Don Swanson is a Rockford native and a polio survivor. The retired principal of Walker School, Swanson contracted polio at age 5 and spent a year in the hospital. These images are part of a PowerPoint presentation created by Swanson in 2018 to share…

Polio Epidemics in Rockford: Memories from a Polio Survivor -- Part 1 of 3: Rockford Gears up
Don Swanson is a Rockford native and a polio survivor. The retired principal of Walker School, Swanson contracted polio at age 5 and spent a year in the hospital. These images are part of a PowerPoint presentation created by Swanson in 2018 to share…
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