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Sittings

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Name
Role, Location, Notes
11368
Jun 15 1956

Dr. Jonas Salk

University of Pittsburgh, Municipal Hospital
15262
Apr 27 1991

Dr. Jonas Salk

For “American Legends” series East/West Network

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Legacy

Jonas Salk

…new uses of the images. The Salk Institute is one example, and the Karsh estate has worked with Salk’s estate on various projects, including a mural at the Jonas Salk […]

Jonas Salk, the People’s Scientist

Jonas Salk, 1956 In this quarter’s issue of The New Atlantis, contributing editor Algis Valiunas writes about Jonas Salk, using our portrait to illustrate. Salk discovered and developed one of… […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk, 1956 American virologist and medical researcher Jonas Salk was born on this day, October 28, in 1914 (d. 1995). In 1947, Salk accepted a professorship in the School… […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk, 1956 Before Jonas Salk’s vaccine was introduced in 1955, polio was considered one of the most serious public health problems in the world, and epidemics were increasingly devastating… […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk, 1991 On this day, April 26, in 1954, Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine began field trials. “The polio vaccine field trials of 1954, sponsored by the National Foundation for… […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk, 1956 Jonas Salk was born on this day, October 28, in 1914. Salk discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines, and his late years were… […]

Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk, 1956 On March 26, 1953, Dr. Jonas Salk went on CBS radio to announce his vaccine for poliomyelitis. Salk campaigned for mandatory vaccination, claiming that public health should… […]

Jonas Salk’s First Inoculations

Jonas Salk, 1991 Today marks the 67th anniversary of the first mass inoculation against polio with the Jonas Salk vaccine. It took place on February 23, 1954, at Arsenal Elementary… […]

“American Portraits” Final Weeks in Ohio

…the portraits included were those of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei and first lady… […]

“American Portraits” in Florida

…through January 20, 2019. The 48 Karsh portraits on view include First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Humphrey Bogart, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jonas Salk, Marian Anderson, Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Arden, and I. M…. […]

Franklin Roosevelt founds March of Dimes

…of polio vaccines. Roosevelt’s leadership in the March of Dimes is one reason he is commemorated on the American dime. (Wikipedia) Read about Dr. Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine… […]

“American Portraits” at the Rockwell Museum

…including photographs of Georgia O’Keeffe, Jonas Salk, Marian Anderson, Elizabeth Arden, I.M. Pei, Helen Keller, Andy Warhol, Muhammad Ali, and first ladies Eleanor Roosevelt and Jacqueline Kennedy. The curator of… […]

Smithsonian Institution

…be included will be those of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I.M. Pei, and first lady Eleanor… […]

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