History Speaks On the Road: Polio, Scourge of the 1950s and Beyond
The Marathon County Public Library-Mosinee Branch and the Marathon County Historical Society present “History Speaks: Polio, Scourge of the 1950s and Beyond,” at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Mosinee Branch library.
Rick Lohr, a retired history teacher and world traveler, will tell the personal story of his sister’s illness, and will trace the history of polio in Marathon County and vaccines against the disease. His talk will include stories from an immunization trip he took to India in 2004.
This presentation is one in the regular History Speaks series offered through the Marathon County Historical Society. Admission is free and no registration is required. For more information, please call the Historical Society at 715-842-5750 or the Mosinee Branch at 715-693-2144.
The Historical Society is grateful to Janke Book Store and to Compass Properties for their sponsorship of the History Speaks series.