Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance: How A North Carolina County Named Catawba Built a "Miracle"

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Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance: How A North Carolina County Named Catawba Built a "Miracle"

By Richard Eller

Red Hawk Publishing

POLIO, PITCHFORKS AND PERSEVERANCE: How A Small County Called Catawba Built a "Miracle" is a study of a 'miracle, ' a look into a battle fought immediately post World War II where a small community gathered together to fight an insidious nemesis similar those in the Eurpoean and Pacific theaters... 12 diverse essays examine the war, polio, and the war on polio that took place in a small county in NC called Catawba in 1944... A Redhawk Publication, a subsidiary of Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. This book is written by students, faculty, and staff of CVCC as well as members of the colleges' community partners including the Catawba County Historical Museum in Newton, NC. The Catawba County Historical Museum receives a portion of every sale of "Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance" to ensure the collection and protection of Catawba County's history. Redhawk Publications will publish additional books, documentaries, and projects concerned with preserving the history of Catawba and its surrounding NC counties.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781537303246
Publication Date: 
11/04/2016