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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

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

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

1970 June 26

Demone, Harold W.

Letter from Harold W. Demone to unidentified correspondent

Boston (Mass.) - Addressed "dear representative"; providing information on H-5854 and Sections 42 through 48 which deal with public housing for people with physical disabilities. A public policy is needed which enables people with disabilities to live and stay active in their own community.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Feb. 23

Rosenfeld, Stephen (Samuel Stephen)

Letter from S. Stephen Rosenfeld to Norman Landstrom

Boston (Mass.) - Discussing the development of a project at the Lawyers' Committee regarding people with phsyical disabilities.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 Jan. 8

Dwight, Donald R.

Letter from Donald Dwight to Harold S. Remmes

Boston (Mass.) - Concerning a reorganization of the state government and the appointment of a new Cabinet Secretary for Human Services. Inviting a representative from the MCOH to join a meeting discussing the selection process.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1969 May 6

Riel, Donald

Letter from Donald Riel to Elmer C. Bartels

Massachusetts - Discussing Riel's concern that the Worcester Chapter of MAP has fallen out of order and making suggestions of how to remedy the perceived issues. Stressing the importance of a focus on goals and ideals over recreation.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1971 May 9

Bartels, Elmer C.

Letter from Elmer C. Bartels to John Levis

Somerville (Mass.) - Suggesting an agenda for an upcoming meeting of Massachusetts Council of Organizations for the Handicapped and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

Elmer C. Bartels 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

1989 Nov. 9

Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-

Letter from Governor Michael Dukakis to the United States Congress

Boston (Mass.) - Filing legislative proposal to rename the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped and to update the duties and mission of the commission.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers