Marian Johnson Gray, Oakland, California: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, August 21, 2010

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Title Marian Johnson Gray, Oakland, California: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, August 21, 2010
Alternative Title No. 603 Marian Johnson Gray
Creator Gray, Marian Johnson, 1945-
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Lloyd, Becky B.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-08-21
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, ; Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States,
Subject Gray, Marian Johnson, 1945- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--California--Biography
Description Transcript (56 pages) of interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Marian Johnson Gray on August 21, 2010
Abstract Gray (b. 1945) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She contracted polio when she was nearly six years old, in August of 1951. She talks about her memories of getting sick, being hospitalized, and time spent in an iron lung. She discusses therapies and treatments used during the course of her disease, memories of various surgeries (including a spinal fusion and several muscle "transplants" that continued into her early college years) and using braces, crutches, and frequently a wheelchair in certain settings. Other topics include her schooling in Salt Lake City and at the University of California at Berkeley, the challenges and obstacles she faced throughout her schooling experiences, and her year in the VISTA program in the St. Louis area. She also relates her thoughts and perceptions about medical treatment received by polio survivors, and about post-polio syndrome as it relates to her current medical condition. 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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ARK ark:/87278/s6qc1mw9
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
ID 801833
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