Jefferson James Jarvis, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 16, 2011

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Title Jefferson James Jarvis, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 16, 2011
Alternative Title No. 623 Jefferson James Jarvis
Creator Jarvis, Jefferson James, 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 2011-07-16
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States, ; Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, United States,
Subject Jarvis, Jefferson James, 1944- --Interviews; Poliomyelitis--Patients--Utah--Biography
Description Transcript (59 pages) of interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Jefferson James Jarvis on July 16, 2011
Abstract Jarvis (b. 1944) was born in Hollywood, California. His family was in California while his father served in World War II. After the war, they returned to their family ranch in Texas, where Jeff grew up. He discusses his family and childhood. He contracted polio at age five; describes getting sick, and his time spent in the city-county hospital of Fort Worth, Texas. He discusses treatments and therapies received, including physical therapy in a warm water bath. He describes hospital activities. The disease rendered him with paralysis in the legs, and some arm paralysis, with slow improvement over time. He discusses his recovery. Mr. Jarvis attended the Air Force Academy. He served in Intelligence, including overseas duty in Vietnam. He retired from the military and worked in private industry before retirement. He discusses the onset of and his challenges with post-polio syndrome. 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/s64f3831
Topic Poliomyelitis--Patients
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2015-11-10
ID 801911
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