The 1954 Saltaire Polio epidemic as described by the then Mayor John Ludlow.
Saltaire 38 has obtained the handwritten text of a speech given by Mayor John Ludlow in the Fall of 1954 to a mainland organization explaining the polio epidemic from his persepctive as mayor. This may be the only contemporay account of one of the most significant events in Saltaire history. A moving, gripping and inspiring story told by a man right in the middle of it.
The story will be posted next week. Watch for it.