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."
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.
1952 Sept. 25
Acme Special Services (New York, N.Y.)
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
United Press International
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
New York (N.Y.) - Young man presses envelopes using a machine at a sheltered workshop.
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.
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."