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1970 Sept. 16

LaPierre, Richard A.

Letter from Richard A. LaPierre to Harold S. Remmes

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.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 Feb. 19

Bartels, Elmer C.

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels to Edward W. Brooke

Bedford (Mass.) - The Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics would be served by the attention of Brooke and his staff in matters of negotiating with the Boston Redevelopment Authority regarding finding a site for an apartment facilities designed for people with physical disabilities, which have "have broken down completely", and making the senator aware of the problem of the care of people with spinal cord injuries i... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Mar. 11

Kenney, Robert T.

Letter from Robert T. Kenney to Elmer C. Bartels

Boston (Mass.) - Kenney has requested the Planning Department of the Boston Redevelopment Authority prepare an inventory of sites throughout the city which may be an appropriate location on which to build suitable housing for people with physical disabilities.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Dec. 1

Wenniger, Mace

Letter from Mace Wenniger to Elmer C. Bartels

Boston (Mass.) - Regarding a news clipping the announces the formation of a new agency that may be able to help the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics. Wenniger believes the West End project area is too tied up in legal problems to suit MAP's needs, but they are keeping the group's need for a housing site in mind.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1972 July 15

McLaughlin, Dan

Half-way house to open Paraplegics find people who care

Lynn (Mass.) - Regarding the opening of a rehabilitation half-way house at the Lennox Hill Nursing Home for paraplegics and quadriplegics injured in civilian life. Daniel Donovan, owner of the home, contacted Frederick A. Fay to administer the half-way house and is developing the program in conjunction with the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics. Tom O'Brien, director of MAP, stresses the need for more facilit... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969

Emergency housing committee Preliminary list of members

Massachusetts - List of organizations and their representatives in the housing committee and their phone numbers.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Mar. 2

LaPierre, Richard A.

Letter from Richard A. LaPierre to James A. Kelly

Worcester (Mass.) - LaPierre details the work the Easter Seal Society has done to forward the need for making buildings accessible for people with physical disabilities, a project which is being continued by the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics. He discusses a report by the Vocational Rehabilitation Planning Commission and a list of members of the Architectural Barriers Task Force. H2988 calls for the inclusion o... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1973

Marion manor

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

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 Nov. 10

Welsh, Jane

Letter from Jane Welsh to Robert Straus

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.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 May 14

Remmes, Harold S.

Letter from Harold S. Remmes to Robert Kenney

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.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers