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Black and White Sheet Film 1952_1504_01: George Newby, 1952: Scan 04

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wilson Library, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Dogs
  • People With Disabilities
  • Edgecombe County (N.C.) Nash County (N.C.)


Image shows George Newby III, his sister Lee and his dog Chris. Newby was stricken with polio at the age of fifteen in 1950. He had been a promising high school football player and outstanding Boy Scout. He remain active in the Boy Scouts until his death in 1958.

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