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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

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

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 23

Welsh, Jane

Memorandum from Jane Welsh to members of the ad hoc interdepartmental committee on community housing for the handicapped

Boston (Mass.) - Regarding information on the bill H-5854, Sections 44 through 48 on "Housing for the Elderly and Handicapped" which had been sent out by the United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston and forward to members of the House Ways and Means Committee and Massachusetts Representatives.

Elmer C. Bartels 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


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

An act to rename the commission on employment of the handicapped to the governor's commission on the employment of people with disabilities, and to expand its membership

Boston (Mass.) - Proposal to change the name and expand the mission of the Commission on Employment of the Handicapped.

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

1970 June 15

United Community Services of Metropolitan Boston

Legislative information on H-5700

Boston (Mass.) - Regarding the legislative housing package, House-700, which combines H-5000 (Special Report of the Sub-Committee on Urban Affairs) and H-5263 (Governor's Message on Public Housing). A provision in Appendix Y opens Massachusetts public housing units to people with physical disabilities who have a low income, and gives them priority placement in no less than five percent of elderly housing units.

Elmer C. Bartels 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