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1969 Dec. 8

National Paraplegia Foundation

Commitment and service of the National Paraplegia Foundation

Chicago (Ill.) - The National Paraplegia Foundation is establishing an endowment to provide an award for recognizing scientists researching a cure for paraplegia, developing programs directed at improved care and rehabilitation for victims of spinal cord injury, and meets with chapters and affiliates to provide members with ideas, encouragement, and guidance regarding accommodation for wheelchair living. Discusses the... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 5

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of board of directors

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains brief annual reports from the treasurer, the executive director, the medical advisory committee, the nurses advisory committee, and the public education director. Officers are elected and new members are admitted. Studies and preparations were done, but few new programs were initiated. Most of the public education done for the year was in television, and the NPF is working towards establishin... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1968 Aug. 4

National Paraplegia Foundation

National Paraplegia Foundation minutes of the annual meeting of members

Chicago (Ill.) - Contains annual reports from the various chapters of the foundation and the committees. The new Executive Director, Governor Norman A. Erbe, stresses the need for good public relations and publicity for NPF, and says they should publicly recognize airlines, hotels, and public facilities that accommodate people who use wheelchairs. He also calls for better communication between the national office and ... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers