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Title, side A
Birthplace of Easter Seal Society
Text, side A
The nation-wide Easter Seal movement, first major voluntary effort to provide treatment for the crippled, was founded on this site with the organization of the Ohio Society for Crippled Children by Edgar F. (Daddy) Allen, April 22, 1919.
Address
630 E. River Street
Elyria, OH 44035
Location
Gates Memorial Hospital, 630 East River Street
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.366633, Longitude: -82.097790.
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