This Day In History: 1952-01-02
Mayor Charles N. Feldman inaugurated the annual March of Dimes campaign with a personal contribution and a Township Proclamation supporting the drive and appointing its Chairman, Mrs. Willard Rhodes. The drive, dedicated to fund research into the cure and prevention of Infantile Paralysis, now called polio. White collection boxes, made to resemble iron lungs were placed in stories and other public places throughout the Township. Assisting Mrs. Rhodes were her husband, who acted as treasure, and Mrs. Fred Baker, Mrs. Hardwick Dean and Mrs. R. Brundage.