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Oakland: Jonas Salk


CAPTION: Dr. Jonas E. Salk winner of the 
1956 Albert Lasker Award. Dr. Salk, director, Virus
Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, was named
winner November 1 of a 1956 Albert Lasker Award by the
American Public Health Association in New York. Dr. Salk
was honored for "distinguished achievement in developing
a safe and effective protection against poliomyelitis."
NOTES: The exhibit offers some biographical information 
on Dr. Salk. Another photograph shows Dr. Salk in a lab at Pitt. 
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Portraits. Salk, Jonas.
#: L1645.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:
Lorant Collection.

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