John Prescott, Ogden, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 11 2010

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Title John Prescott, Ogden, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 11 2010
Alternative Title No.580 John Prescott
Creator Prescott, John, 1948-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-07-11
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States,
Subject Prescott, John, 1948- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients --Utah--Biography
Description Transcript (26 pages) of interview by Becky B. Lloyd with John Prescott on July 11 2010
Abstract Prescott (b. 1948) was born in Pocatello, Idaho. After contracting polio at age 15 months, he was hospitalized and spent time in an iron lung. His entire body was paralyzed, but he regained function in his upper body. He had leg braces until age eight and used crutches his entire life until his early fifties, when he moved to full-time wheelchair use. He talks about his school experiences and difficulties. He discusses post-polio syndrome and its effects. Mr. Prescott served a LDS mission to Texas, married, had eight children, and worked as an accountant. This 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
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/s6pk20jh
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
ID 800902
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