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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

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

1990

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

1990 Sept. 29

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Mary Lou Breslin

Lucy says that she has filed criminal charges and a personal civil suit against New Medico. In order to stage the class action suit Lucy needs a law firm that will take the case and once again asks Mary Lu Breslin and the DADF for help; if they cannot help, she asks to be referred to a law firm that can.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1991 Jan. 28

Schwartz, Steven J.

Letter from Steven J. Schwartz to Herbert Brill

Northampton (Mass.) - Steven sets out a list of potential legal objectives and reform goals for the New Medico suit, including legal rights and quality of care.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2007

Mouth Magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 17 no. 6 March/April

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy. Assemblage of former issue graphics, cartoons, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2008

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 4 & 5 November/December/January/February

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy with a theme of movement and mobility. Includes personal stories, advice, resources, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies. Articles on murder and assisted suicide of disabled persons.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2008

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 6 March/April

Topeka (Kan.) - Covering disability rights and advocacy. Includes personal stories, advice, resources, and comics by and for disabled persons and allies. Featuring a CBC internview with John McKnight about the meaning of community, professionalism, and need. Several mentions of Terri Schiavo.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1995

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 6 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles focusing on American legislation that affects people with disabilities. Also includes articles about shock therapy, AIDS, and being grateful for the introspection that being disabled can bring and learning to love being a person with a disability.

Lucy Gwin Papers

2007

Mouth magazine Voice of the dislabeled nation vol. 18 no. 1 & 2 May/June/July/August

Topeka (Kan.) - Special issue commemorating the life and work of Ed Roberts. Also covering independent living, representation in the media, and selective abortion as they pertain to disabled persons and allies.

Lucy Gwin Papers