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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

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1952 Sept. 25

Mary Switzer receives the Friend of the Disabled Award

New York (N.Y.) - A caption reads: "The director of the Federal Government's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Miss Mary E. Switzer, receives the "Friend of the Disabled" award from the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, rehabilitation center at 23rd Street and First Avenue, New York City. Col. John N. Smith, Jr., Institute Director, looks on as Mr. Jeremiah Milbank, Institute Founder and trustee, makes the pr... more

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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

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1955

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John Golden receiving the 'Handicapped Oscar' from Gregory Sorg accompanied by Helen Menken

New York (N.Y.) - Press release photograph. Theatrical producer John Golden, 81, receives the "Handicapped Oscar", from 4 1/2 year old arm amputee Gregory Sorg of Islip, Long Island, and actress Helen Menken for making possible the rehabilitation of hundreds of handicapped people at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, rehabilitation center in New York City, through the only preview benefit pe... more

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