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commemorative postage stamps

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Dates
2005
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
Accession Number
005025001
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what…
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Accession Number
005025001
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Poliomyelitis -- ephemera
Vaccination
Vaccination -- ephemera
Philately -- ephemera
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what looks like a polio germ.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Paul Robertson purchased this sheet of stamps from the Deseronto Ontario post office on the release date, September 2, 2005.
Maker
Canadian Post Office & Polio Canada
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2005
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: white, purple, green, orange, pink, blue, black
Inscriptions
"ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH // ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S PROGRAM // OF UNIVERSAL POLIO VACCINATION." printed on the upper left corner of the sheet (repeated in French) "1955" and "2005" printed at the top of the sheet "Mass polio vaccination in Canada - 1955" printed on each stamp (repeated in French) "Canadian Bank Note // Design / Conception: Debbie Adams // Illustration: Debbie Adams" printed at the bottom of the sheet "Photos: Andrew Leyerle: // (c) J.-Y. Sgro, University of Wisconsin. // http://virology.wisc.edu/virusworld" printed on the bottom of the sheet
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Length
23.2 cm
Width
18.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Canada Post - Collecting"; "Ontario March of Dimes"
Research Facts
Commemorates the 50th anniversary of mass polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps are valued at 50 cents each.
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vaccination certificate

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Dates
1947
1949
circa 1947 - 1949
Collection
Michael Wright Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
Accession Number
008002001
Description
Paper booklet containing international vaccination certificates stamped by various agencies; certificate include small pox, yellow fever, typhus fever, cholera.
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Accession Number
008002001
Collection
Michael Wright Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Immunization
Description
Paper booklet containing international vaccination certificates stamped by various agencies; certificate include small pox, yellow fever, typhus fever, cholera.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in the Hazardous Waste Depot in Kingston, Ontario by the donor in the autumn of 2007.
Maker
International Refugee Organization
Dates
1947
1949
circa 1947 - 1949
Date Remarks
On artifact
Material
paper: tan, cream
ink: black, red, purple, green
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "United Nations // WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION // Interim Commission // International Certificate // of // Inoculation and Vaccination // I. R. O. // Middle East Mission // Issued by the // PREPARATORY COMMISSION // INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ORGANIZATION"; hand written on cover: "Wanda Gorska".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 16
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded, some stains, some minor smeared ink stamps; imprint of rusted paper clip on back cover.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Documented proved the vaccination against diseases of holder when on international missions with the World Health Organization. Mrs. Wanda Gorska was listed as female, 36 years of age. Stamps were for Medical Officer 602 I. R. O Staging Centre Delmenhorst. First date appears as "4.9.1947" and last is "3.12.1949".
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