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Digital Archives - Polio's legacy: 40 years after the Salk vaccineApr 12, 1995 | 18:18Digital Archives Polio's legacy: 40 years after the Salk vaccine Audio
Digital Archives Polio's legacy: 40 years after the Salk vaccine Apr 12, 1995 | 18:18Looking back on the 40th anniversary of the Salk vaccine.
Digital Archives - Joni Mitchell and Vicki Gabereau talk turkeyOct 25, 1994 | 20:11Digital Archives Joni Mitchell and Vicki Gabereau talk turkey Audio
Digital Archives Joni Mitchell and Vicki Gabereau talk turkey Oct 25, 1994 | 20:11In an interview with Vicki Gabereau, Joni Mitchell discusses the war with the record labels, life in L.A., and post-polio syndrome.
Digital Archives - Conquering the Crippler: history of polio in CanadaDec 7, 1993 | 23:24Digital Archives Conquering the Crippler: history of polio in Canada Video
Digital Archives Conquering the Crippler: history of polio in Canada Dec 7, 1993 | 23:24A look back at the year 1953 when polio last stalked Canada.
Digital Archives - Post-polio syndrome: The sequelMar 10, 1986 | 6:25Digital Archives Post-polio syndrome: The sequel Video
Digital Archives Post-polio syndrome: The sequel Mar 10, 1986 | 6:25Polio victims relive their nightmare as old symptoms return.
Digital Archives - Sabin vs. Salk: oral vs. injected polio vaccineJul 6, 1977 | 6:28Digital Archives Sabin vs. Salk: oral vs. injected polio vaccine Video
Digital Archives Sabin vs. Salk: oral vs. injected polio vaccine Jul 6, 1977 | 6:28Polio battle leads to bitter rivalries and jealousies.
Digital Archives - Canadian missionaries: The cardinal in CameroonApr 3, 1972 | 18:31Digital Archives Canadian missionaries: The cardinal in Cameroon Video
Digital Archives Canadian missionaries: The cardinal in Cameroon Apr 3, 1972 | 18:31Cardinal Paul-Émile Léger of Montreal works with lepers and opens a hospital for children with polio in central-west Africa. Photo by Ken Bell; copyright National Archives of Canada
Digital Archives - Public service announcement for polio vaccinationFeb 25, 1959 | 0:57Digital Archives Public service announcement for polio vaccination Audio
Digital Archives Public service announcement for polio vaccination Feb 25, 1959 | 0:57A 1959 public announcement urging people to get the polio vaccination.
Digital Archives - Three cheers for Canadian polio researchersApr 17, 1955 | 5:33Digital Archives Three cheers for Canadian polio researchers Video
Digital Archives Three cheers for Canadian polio researchers Apr 17, 1955 | 5:33University of Toronto's Connaught Lab is at the forefront of polio research.
Digital Archives - Polio: Radio coverage of Salk's historic announcementApr 17, 1955 | 19:02Digital Archives Polio: Radio coverage of Salk's historic announcement Audio
Digital Archives Polio: Radio coverage of Salk's historic announcement Apr 17, 1955 | 19:02Looking back on the day Jonas Salk announced a vaccination for polio.
Digital Archives - Jonas Salk's polio vaccine is a medical milestoneApr 12, 1955 | 5:12Digital Archives Jonas Salk's polio vaccine is a medical milestone Video
Digital Archives Jonas Salk's polio vaccine is a medical milestone Apr 12, 1955 | 5:12Jonas Salk's vaccine is proven to be safe and effective against the polio virus.
Digital Archives - Polio: Paralysing fearAug 31, 1951 | 2:10Digital Archives Polio: Paralysing fear Audio
Digital Archives Polio: Paralysing fear Aug 31, 1951 | 2:10Polio turns Canadian cities into ghost towns.
Digital Archives - 1949: Polio epidemic hits Northern CanadaMar 7, 1949 | 3:10Digital Archives 1949: Polio epidemic hits Northern Canada Audio
Digital Archives 1949: Polio epidemic hits Northern Canada Mar 7, 1949 | 3:10The crippling disease that is sweeping Canada reaches the North, where no treatment facilities exist.
Digital Archives - President Roosevelt contracts polio in CanadaApr 14, 1945 | 2:29Digital Archives President Roosevelt contracts polio in Canada Audio
Digital Archives President Roosevelt contracts polio in Canada Apr 14, 1945 | 2:29Remembering American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt's brush with death.
Digital Archives - Ravages of polioJan 1, 1938 | 1:28Digital Archives Ravages of polio Video
Digital Archives Ravages of polio Jan 1, 1938 | 1:28Polio has a particularly devastating impact on children. (no audio)

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