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1950

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

An ICD patient plays ping pong

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."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1965

United Press International

Willis C. Gorthy shakes hands with Prosthetics and Orthotics training graduates

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.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1950

An occupational therapist and patient with a prosthetic limb

New York (N.Y.) - An occupational therapist teaches a man to use his prosthetic arm with hook hand for industrial work.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1953

ICD trainee Cyril Scheibel works on the box for the 1953 President's Trophy

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

International Center for the Disabled Records

1950

Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)

Women of the Red Cross Group

New York (N.Y.) - Mrs. Robert Smith and an unidentified woman look over documents.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1950

Four men discuss how an arm functions

New York (N.Y.) - Three men stand and watch another man demonstrate how the arm works.

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 observe ICD client Angel Milendez grinding lenses in the optical workshop.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1980

The ICD softball team plays a game

New York (N.Y.) - A woman wearing the ICD softball team jersey runs for first base while her teammates on the bench look on.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1965

The 1965 Prosthetics and Orthotics training graduation ceremony

New York (N.Y.) - 1965 ICD Prosthetics and Orthotics training program graduates stand with Senior Prosthetist Sigfried Paul in front of a display of the prosthetic and orthotic devices they have made.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Sept. 4

An instructor helps a Mr. Tufan, a trainee in the leathergoods workshop

New York (N.Y.) - An instructor in the leathergoods workshop helps trainee Mr. Tufan as he works on materials for the 1952 President's Trophy. They both hold pieces of a leather box.

International Center for the Disabled Records