Shirley Rae Olson Christensen Burggraaf, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, September 30, 2009

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Title Shirley Rae Olson Christensen Burggraaf, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, September 30, 2009
Alternative Title No.473 Shirley Rae Olson Christensen Burggraaf
Creator Burggraaf, Shirley Rae Olson Christensen, 1926-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2009-09-30
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5136454/ ; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5780993/
Subject Burggraaf, Shirley Rae Olson Christensen, 1926- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--Biography
Description Transcript (23 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Shirley Rae Olson Christensen Burggraaf on September 30, 2009
Abstract Burggraaf (b. 1926) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Utah and worked locally until marrying. She and he husband moved to Schenectady, New York, for his employment and they had one child. She contracted polio around 1950, while in her early twenties. She was treated at a Schenectady hospital in an isolation ward for two or three weeks before being transferred by train to Salt Lake City, where she was cared for by family members. She discusses her treatment and therapy, along with her recovery, limitations, and post-polio syndrome. Shirley stayed in Salt Lake City and subsequently gave birth to two additional children. Part of the Polio Project. Interviewer: Becky Lloyd
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6hd9d2k
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2015-11-10
ID 799499
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6hd9d2k