Jay Kohler, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 17, 2011

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Title Jay Kohler, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 17, 2011
Alternative Title No. 624 Jay Kohler
Creator Kohler, Jay, 1944-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-07-17
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/4839357/ ; Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5134086/
Subject Kohler, Jay, 1944- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--Utah--Biography
Description Transcript (48 pages) of a phone interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Jay Kohler in New Hartford, Connecticut, on July 17, 2011
Abstract Kohler (b. 1944) was born in Pratt Kansas. He grew up in Rochester, New York, where he contracted polio at the age of four and a half. He describes getting sick. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, where he remained for more than three months. He was placed in an iron lung, and relates his memories of his time and treatment there. The polio mainly affected his lungs and his left side. He tells of the types of physical therapy used to treat him in the hospital. He was discharged from the hospital to a convalescent home, where he remained for a period of less than one year, while they continued with intensive physical therapy. His physical therapy continued once he returned home. Mr. Kohler led a very active life with no immediately noticeable residual effects of polio, until the onset of post polio syndrome, which he describes. Mr. Kohler's career has been as an educator and entrepreneur. Interview is part of the Polio Oral History Project. Interviewer: Becky B. 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/s60p2hdr
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2020-10-27
ID 800327
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60p2hdr