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1965

Weber, Tommy

TOWER clerical training

New York (N.Y.) - TOWER (Testing Orientation and Work Evaluation in Rehabilitation) clerical work training workshop. Edwin Stenman practices mail sorting, Lorraine Fernandez and Abraham Suarez practice using typewriters, and Lynette Percy and Herbert Williams practice using adding machines.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 25

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

Mary Switzer sits with a group at luncheon in her honor at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled

New York (N.Y.) - Mary Switzer sits with a group of six men and one woman, including (left to right) Margaret Milbank Bogert, Mr. Jeremiah Milbank, Institute for the Crippled and Disabled Founder and trustee, Dr. Robert Darling, Col. John N. Smith, Jr., Institute Director, Willis C. Gorthy, Institute Associate Director, at a luncheon in her honor.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 25

Mary Switzer examines the work of a trainee being rehabilitated at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled

New York (N.Y.) - A caption reads: "Mary E. Switzer, Director of the Federal Government's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, examines the work of Bernard Soicher, Bronx, New York, seriously handicapped trainee being rehabilitated at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, New York City. Willis C. Gorthy, Institute Associate Director, looks on. Soicher is being rehabilitated through the joint state-federal rehabi... more

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 25

Mary Switzer and a group of men observe a trainee at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled

New York (N.Y.) - A caption reads: "Leading federal and state rehabilitation officials visited the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, 23rd Street at First Avenue, New York City, yesterday (Sept. 25) to obtain first hand information on the rehabilitation of the seriously handicapped under the terms of a new far-reaching agreement between the Institute and the federal-state program for the disabled. Left to right: ... more

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 25

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

Mary Switzer and a group of men observe a trainee at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled

New York (N.Y.) - Walter H. Scott, Institute for the Crippled and Disabled trainee, explains his vocational rehabilitation as an optical mechanic to (left to right) G. Samuel Bohlin, Director of the New York State Rehabilitation Service; Willis C. Gorthy, Institute Associate Director; Miss Mary E. Switzer, Director of the Federal Government Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; and Karl G. Kaffenberger, New York regiona... more

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Mar. 1

Acme Special Services

At the Radio City bowling alley

New York (N.Y.) - Two patients from ICD bowl at the Radio City Bowling Alley. One, with a forearm crutch, holds the ball and leans on the wheelchair of his friend. The back of the photograph indicates that they were taken there by Mr. Weiss, and a caption reads: "He bowls with the help and support of a friend and his wheelchair."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1943

Gus Stein in the prosthetics and orthotics lab

New York (N.Y.) - Craftsman Gus Stein shapes a prosthetic leg using a saw to cut away from a block of wood.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1957

United Press Associations

Margaret Milbank Bogert holds the 1956 President's Trophy and shakes Dwight D. Eisenhower's hand

New York (N.Y.) - Margaret Milbank Bogert holds the 1956 President's Trophy and shakes the hand of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, while another man looks on.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1950

ICD recreational activities

New York (N.Y.) - Two men, both amputees missing their right legs from just below the hip, race against each other using one crutch, while other men look on.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1959 Feb.

United Press International

Attendees observe an ICD client at work at the 1959 Rehabilitation Counselors Conference

New York (N.Y.) - A large group of attendees at the 1959 Rehabilitation Counselors Conference observe ICD client Alejo Martinez in a workshop.

International Center for the Disabled Records