George William McCraw, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, December 12, 2010

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Title George William McCraw, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, December 12, 2010
Alternative Title No. 605 George William McCraw
Creator McCraw, George William, 1930-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-12-12
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, United States, ; Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States,
Subject McCraw, George William, 1930- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--Utah--Biography
Description Transcript (51 pages) of a telephone interview by Becky B. Lloyd with George William McCraw in Kentucky on December 12, 2010
Abstract McCraw (b. 1930) is from Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He discusses his family life. He contracted polio at approximately age six, and tells about getting sick. He was taken to a Shriners hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, about 200 miles from his home. He discusses his hospital experience, including treatments and therapies. He was discharged from the hospital in full-length braces and an arm extension. His left leg and right arm were both permanently affected. He had subsequent surgeries and hospitalizations through his twenties. Mr. McCraw was an auto mechanic and ran a successful business in the Chicago area before retiring and returning to the family home in Kentucky. He has not experienced post-polio syndrome. McCraw is known to family and friends as Bill McCraw. Polio Oral History Project. Interviewer: Becky B. Lloyd
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
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/s6fv04fn
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
ID 801572
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