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Photograph of polio patients browsing the merchandise in the Meriwether Inn gift shop at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1929-1934?

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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Title: Photograph of polio patients browsing the merchandise in the Meriwether Inn gift shop at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1929-1934?
Date: 1927-1934
Description: A photograph of polio patients browsing the merchandise in the Meriwether Inn gift shop at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, sometime between 1929 and 1934. Built in 1893, the Meriwether Inn was the centerpiece of the old Warm Springs resort, and of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation from 1927 to 1934. The Georgia Warm Springs Foundation tore down the inn in 1934 to make way for new, more accessible structures in keeping with the foundation's new mission as a polio rehabilitation center.
Subjects: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation | Hotels--Georgia--Warm Springs | Gift shops--Georgia--Warm Springs | Consumers--Georgia--Warm Springs | Patients--Georgia--Warm Springs | People with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Women with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Wheelchairs--Georgia--Warm Springs | Orthopedic apparatus--Georgia--Warm Springs | Warm Springs (Ga.) | Meriwether County (Ga.)
Contributors: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Roosevelt Institute for Rehabilitation, 2010
Original Material: Roosevelt Warm Springs/Georgia Warm Springs Foundation Photograph Collection, Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, Warm Springs, Georgia
Rights and Usage: Please contact the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute re: reproduction and usage.

Cite as: [title of item], Selections from the Records of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, 1924-1974, Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/warm/id:rws00296

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation
Collection Information: Selections from the Records of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, 1924-1974