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1960

United Press International

Felix Lambrelli repairs a gasoline engine at TOWER mechanic training

New York (N.Y.) - Felix Lambrelli stands at a workbench repairing a gasoline engine at TOWER (testing orientation and work evaluation in rehabilitation) training. The caption reads: "By doing and actual repair job on a gasoline engine, this handicapped patient at the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled tests his ability to become a mechanic. Before he enters training, he will do more than 100 work... more

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1955

United Press International

Trainees at TOWER clerical training

New York (N.Y.) - In the foreground a man and woman at a TOWER training facility take clerical tests using an adding machine and a typewriter. Other trainees are at work in the background.

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1960

United Press International

Willis C. Gorthy's visit to Turkey

New York (N.Y.) - A caption reads, "Rehabilitation authorities in Turkey examine two of the volumes in the first rehabilitation bookshelf to be presented by the people of the United States to the people of other countries. Willis C. Gorthy, director of the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled, second from right, made the presentation while in Istanbul as head of a United Nations' rehabilitation mission to ... more

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1960 Oct. 3

United Press International

A man holds the 1960 Thumbs Up Award presented to the Ideal Precision Meter Company with a woman holding a forearm crutch

New York (N.Y.) - An unidentified smiling man holds the 1960 Thumbs Up Award presented to the Ideal Precision Meter Company by the Institute for the Crippled and Disabled in conjunction with "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week" with a woman holding a forearm crutch. The award is presented "For recognizing that the rehabilitated disabled can hold jobs in industry, for back up its opinion by hiring... more

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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.

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1953 Aug. 3

United Press International

A patient undergoing psychological retraining

New York (N.Y.) - An instructor works with a man who is trying to draw a series of parallel lines in the psychological retraining program.

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1960

United Press International

A body prosthesis for a double amputee

New York (N.Y.) - The front of a body prosthesis for a double amputee.

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1965

United Press International

The 1965 Prosthetics and Orthotics training graduation ceremony

New York (N.Y.) - 1965 ICD Prosthetics and Orthotics training program graduate Raymond Arriaga shows Mr. Paul a prosthetic leg he has made.

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1964

United Press International

A young boy uses his new prosthetic hand

New York (N.Y.) - A young boy uses his new prosthetic hand to hold and play with a toy.

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1965

United Press International

The 1965 Prosthetics and Orthotics training graduation ceremony

New York (N.Y.) - 1965 ICD Prosthetics and Orthotics training program graduate Michael Meadows shows Mr. Paul a prosthetic arm with hook hand he has made.

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