109 results found for: subject:"People with disabilities--Legal status, laws, etc."

Gallery view

1991 Jan. 30

Brill, Herbert L.

Letter from Herbert L. Brill to Lucy Gwin

Rochester (N.Y.) - Talks about the legal objectives of the proposed law suit against New Medico as set forth by Steve Schwartz and asks for Lucy's input.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1971 Jan.

Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives

House no. 2306

Massachusetts - The sections for "an act providing dining and social services for elderly and handicapped persons."

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1966 Aug. 24

Stevens, Chandler H.

Letter from Chandler H. Stevens to Elmer C. Bartels and Mary T. Bartels

Boston (Mass.) - Stevens would like to see any future Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics newsletters that concern legislation. He has been asked to file a bill similar to H-3692 and is contemplating drafting a general bill applying to people who might have incorrectly paid excise taxes.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers


Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics

Priority bills

Bedford (Mass.) - Contains a list of petitions related to people with disabilities in the areas of education, natural resources, public safety, public service, social welfare, taxation, and transportation. Many of the petitions include a date beside them and some are marked as being a priority or of interest to the Massachusetts Association of Paraplegics.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 Jan. 27

Bartels, Mary T.

Letter from Mary T. Bartels to Edward M. Kennedy

Bedford (Mass.) - Concerning Kennedy's intention to introduce legislation "proposing tax incentives to industry and to provide housing and employment for the poor and the expansion of health care for the needy." Bartels asks that consideration in these areas include the civilian people with disabilities as opposed to only veterans, who are entitled to care where the civilian person with a disability is not.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Jan. 13

Remmes, Harold S.

Memo to all Massachusetts Council of Organizations of the Handicapped directors

Massachusetts - Concerning the MCOH's endorsement of Representative Mary Newman.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1970 Nov. 9

Boston (Mass.). City Council

An ordinance establishing in the city of Boston a commission on the physically handicapped

Boston (Mass.) - Announcing the establishment of a Commission on the Physically Handicapped, including the legal text amended by the insertion of Chapter 18B into the Revised Ordinances of 1961.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1989 June 5

New York (State). Legislature. Senate

State of New York article 29-c health care agents and proxies

Article 29-C: Health Care Agents and Proxies which allows competent adults to appoint on agent or proxy to make decisions about their health care treatment should they lose decision-making capacity.

Lucy Gwin Papers


Gwin, Lucy

Sequence of events

A timeline of events following Gwin's escape from New Medico in August 1989 and her activism and advocacy in response to the experience.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1992 Jan. 9

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Gerald Harper

Boston (Mass.) - Chamberlin enjoyed meeting psychiatric survivors in New Zealand and informs Harper about the Americans with Disabilities Act in the United States. She mentions a mailing list to activists which contains information about the ex-patients' movement and issues of concern.

Judi Chamberlin Papers