January was a busy month with a traveling exhibit "Life and Limb: The toll of the American Civil War" and two lectures on veterans related topics. I am pleased to share that the audio recordings of these lectures are now available here. This page contains links for ALL lectures sponsored by the Melnick Medical Museum… Continue reading Lecture recordings
The Melnick Museum has digitized a recording of a March of Dimes fund raising drive from 1952. The drive was held to replenish funds after a recent polio epidemic. During the 20 minute radio program, the announcer Mr. Caldwell interviews three families who were affected by polio. (One of the interviewed children, Judy Shakley, donated… Continue reading Hear the Iron Lung at work!