Michael A. Cooke
In his interview with Michael Cooke, Charles W. Fruit, Jr. (1925-1985) discusses his work with the United Way and their involvement in the sickle cell anemia program in South Carolina. Mr. Fruit details United Way’s efforts to establish the program in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Fruit also details their involvement in furthering the research and development in the sickle cell programs as well as in aiding the cooperation of the different agencies involved in program.
*Charles Wesley Fruit, Jr. states in the interview that he was born in 1925, however other records indicate that his birthday was February 23, 1926.
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Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
Fruit, Charles Wesley Jr., "Interview with Charles Wesley Fruit, Jr." (1984). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 057.
LC Subject Headings
Sickle cell anemia -- South Carolina, Sickle cell anemia -- Research -- South Carolina, Sickle cell anemia -- Treatment -- South Carolina, Genetic disorders, Genetic screening