1970 Sept. 16
LaPierre, Richard A.
Massachusetts - Regarding the Easter Seal Society's involvement in housing for people with physical disabilities, which they are pleased to be able to help with. The Society will be paying for part of staff liaison Dorothy Jeffrey's trip to Seattle, so they cannot provide more funds for Robert John Lynch to go.
Massachusetts - List of organizations and their representatives in the housing committee and their phone numbers.
Massachusetts - Concerning a planned housing development for people with physical disabilities. Two hundred fifty units are planned, and every apartment and all support facilities will be adapted for use by people with disabilities. Issues involved in the concept include the community reaction to a large apartment complex, if the complex will adequately serve people with disabilities, if there will be a rehabilitatio... more
1969 Nov. 10
Massachusetts - Welsh represents the Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped for the Housing Committee as she has been involved in housing needs for people with physical disabilities and elderly people. She provides Harold S. Remmes address and phone number. A handwritten note to Remmes in the top right corner says it is to keep him up to date on what she has done with the group.
1971 May 14
Remmes, Harold S.
Massachusetts - Remmes reviewed the material prepared by the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Planning Department, Special Projects Division entitled "Sites for Housing for the Handicapped" and commends the staff on the document. Remmes says there will have to be more interaction between the Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped and the BRA.
1973 Feb. 21
Massachusetts - Regarding the cost to locate utilities in ledge and the cost to locate foundations on a site that is mostly ledge. An engineering firm can be hired to survey the site or a qualified professional can be hired to provide a visual survey of the site that includes analysis of utilities, soil conditions, and an estimate of buildability. A handwritten note from Eliza to Elmer C. Bartels indicate that the do... more
1971 June 15
Massachusetts - Handwritten notes on a meeting of the MAP housing project, including a review of the goals of the project, to find a site that would be suitable to build apartments for people with physical disabilities, and information on the various sites that they are considering. The meeting considers the cost of various sites, and comes to the conclusion that they need to approach the Boston Redevelopment Authori... more
1971 Apr. 24
Lynch, Robert J.
Melrose (Mass.) - Lynch enjoyed his meeting with members of the Disabled American Veterans and says that he visited the site they proposed for their Rest and Rehabilitation Center and thinks the area is a good fit. Lynch summarizes their meeting and reminds Reis of items he must check on, including inquiring about zoning, what utilities exist in the area, and other information about the land he has selected. Included i... more
1972 May 3
Jeffrey, Dorothy A.
Massachusetts - The Easter Seal Society is bringing Tim Nugent from the University of Illinois and he will speak at a joint meeting of the Massachusetts Council on Transportation for the Handicapped and Elderly and the Massachusetts Council on Specialized Housing. The council wants to work on problem solving and suggests cooperation with other councils and groups such as the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics a... more
1971 Feb. 11
Bartels, Elmer C.
Massachusetts - Rough draft of a speech Bartels gives at a housing seminary wherein he describes the Housing Survey Report that was published by the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics under funding from the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. Bartels talks about his history with the MAP and their efforts to build suitable housing for people with physical disabilities. The survey was conducted to gather dat... more