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1957

Two men watch a man at work at an eyeglass lens making display table

New York (N.Y.) - Two Thumbs Up Award event attendees watch a seated man using an eyeglass lens making machine, while another man looks on. A poster behind the table reads, "Science multiplies eye power," and shows how eyeglass lenses work and are made. Another powers shows the "Brown & Sharpe micrometer section view."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1965

An instructor and trainee at TOWER clerical training

New York (N.Y.) - An instructor teaches a man how to use an adding machine at TOWER (Testing Orientation and Work Evaluation in Rehabilitation) clerical work training.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 25

Acme Special Services (New York, N.Y.)

Mary Switzer poses with a group at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled

New York (N.Y.) - Mary Switzer stands in the middle of a group of five men and one woman, including (left to right) Margaret Milbank Bogert, daughter of the founder of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, Mr. Jeremiah Milbank, Institute Founder and trustee, Col. John N. Smith, Jr., Institute Director, Karl G. Kaffenberger, New York regional representative of the federal agency, and G. Samuel B... more

International Center for the Disabled Records

1925

Young men at vocational training

New York (N.Y.) - A group of young men sit at a large table filled with tools as they practice filing and other activities in a workshop.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1960

United Press International

Willis C. Gorthy's visit to Turkey

New York (N.Y.) - A caption reads, "Rehabilitation authorities in Turkey examine two of the volumes in the first rehabilitation bookshelf to be presented by the people of the United States to the people of other countries. Willis C. Gorthy, director of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, second from right, made the presentation while in Istanbul as head of a United Nations' rehabilitation mission to ... more

International Center for the Disabled Records

1946

Young man presses envelopes at a sheltered workshop

New York (N.Y.) - Young man presses envelopes using a machine at a sheltered workshop.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1980

A laryngectomy class learns esophageal speech

New York (N.Y.) - One of the two laryngectomy classrooms, where clients learn esophageal speech after surgical removal of the larynx. More laryngectomized persons come to the Speech and Hearing Institute for this speech training than to any other agency in the country.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1980 Apr.

Gaynor, Geoffrey M.

Speech therapy contact sheet

New York (N.Y.) - Contact sheet of six photographs of a speech therapist teaching an older male patient how to use an electrolarynx.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1960

Felix Reyes practices lettering at TOWER training

New York (N.Y.) - Felix Reyes sits at a desk with a lettering workbook and inks at TOWER (testing orientation and work evaluation in rehabilitation) training.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1955

A woman learns one-handed typewriting at TOWER clerical training

New York (N.Y.) - A seated woman works on a typewriter with one hand. The back of the photograph reads: "Office practice instruction, one of the training areas in Vocational Rehabilitation at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, includes one handed typewriting."

International Center for the Disabled Records