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1950

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

A leg brace fitting

New York (N.Y.) - A technician fits a patient with two full-leg braces. A caption on the back reads: "A gunshot wound in his back cost him the use of his legs. Institute made braces put him back on his feet and made possible his vocational training."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1954

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

Educational display about prosthetic legs

New York (N.Y.) - Educational display about prosthetic legs with various parts explained and examples of an over the knee prosthesis and below the knee prosthesis.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Oct. 10

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

ICD voter registration day

New York (N.Y.) - Willis C. Gorthy, Associate Director of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, and Helen Goodman, of the Institute Auxiliary Motor Service, help Ruth Karp, who is in a wheelchair, into a station wagon that will take her to register to vote. A group of ICD patients, many who use crutches, canes, and wheelchairs, wait for their turn.

International Center for the Disabled Records

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

1954

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

A technician fits a prosthetic leg for a patient

New York (N.Y.) - A technician in a lab coat fits a prosthetic leg on a seated patient. A caption on the back of the photograph reads, "An absolutely perfect fit of a prosthetic device is required if the user is to have comfort, support and service during his training and, later, on the job."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1954

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

A technician makes a child's prosthetic brace

New York (N.Y.) - A technician in a lab coat makes a child's brace at a workbench. A caption on the back of the photograph reads, "This certified technician makes children's braces in the Institute's Prosthetic and Orthopedic Appliance shops."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Oct. 10

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

ICD voter registration day

New York (N.Y.) - Willis C. Gorthy, Associate Director of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, and Helen Goodman, of the Institute Auxiliary Motor Service, help Ruth Karp, who is in a wheelchair, into a station wagon that will take her to register to vote. A group of ICD patients, many who use crutches, canes, and wheelchairs, wait for their turn.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1954

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

A technician fits a man with a new prosthetic arm

New York (N.Y.) - A technician in a lab coat fits a patient with a new prosthetic arm while another man looks on. A caption on the back of the photograph reads, "This man lost his arm in an industrial plant accident. Emotional problems necessitated the cosmetic coloring of his new artificial arm."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1952 Oct. 10

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

ICD voter registration day

New York (N.Y.) - Helen Goodman, of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled Auxiliary Motor Service, helps a woman on crutches into a station wagon that will take her to register to vote. A group of ICD patients, many who use crutches, canes, and wheelchairs, wait for their turn.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1954

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

A technician collaborates with a doctor on the fabrication of a leg brace

New York (N.Y.) - A technician in a lab coat discusses a leg brace with a doctor holding a patient's work order. A caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Careful and thorough collaboration between doctors and limb makers assures good fit, durability and comfort of braces and artificial limbs."

International Center for the Disabled Records