New York (N.Y.) - A woman helps another woman onto a small balance board. She and another woman on a balance board will use their soft-ended mallets to try to knock each other off in front of a crowd of men and women, many of whom are in wheelchairs or have crutches.
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New York (N.Y.) - 1966 ICD Prosthetics and Orthotics training program graduate Richard Meyers of Astoria, Long Island shows Mr. Hanger and Mr. Paul an orthotic leg brace he has made.
New York (N.Y.) - Four men, including Karl G. Kaffenberger, watch as another man fits a woman with a prosthetic arm with a hook hand.
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New York (N.Y.) - A man with crutches hits a ping pong ball. A caption reads: "Leo takes time out from his busy rehabilitation schedule to enjoy a fast game of ping pong at the Institute. This [sic] actually part of the recreational therapy, an important element in complete rehabilitation for the handicapped."
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New York (N.Y.) - ICD Director Willis C. Gorthy shakes hands with Prosthetics and Orthotics training graduate Amin K. Hajj of Lebanon, while fellow graduate Martin Durec looks on. Hajj and Durec both hold prosthetic legs they have made.
New York (N.Y.) - An occupational therapist teaches a man to use his prosthetic arm with hook hand for industrial work.
New York (N.Y.) - An ICD trainee sits at a workbench and does finishing work on the leather of the box for the 1953 President's Trophy. The inside cover of the box reads, "This trophy and box were designed and made by students in the commercial art, leathergoods and jewelry classes and the occupational therapy woodworking shop of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled 23rd St. and 1st Ave., New York City." A capti... more