Leah Morton


Leah Morton received her PhD from the University of Manitoba in 2013. Her dissertation examines the social impacts of polio on Manitobans. She currently works as a curatorial assistant in history at the Manitoba Museum. She lives in Winnipeg with her kids and can usually be found in an arena playing or watching ringette.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

From Nose Sprays to Nursing Shortages: Managing Epidemic Polio in Manitoba, 1928-1953
Manitoba History, Number 66, Spring 2011

Iron Lungs and Epidemic Polio in Manitoba
Prairie History, Number 2, Summer 2020

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