Fall Issue of Legacies Exploring Disability History Now Online

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Fall Issue of Legacies Exploring Disability History Now Online

Monday, October 16, 2017

The latest issue of Legacies explores the history of the presentation and treatment of disability and disabled persons in Pennsylvania. The issue is FREE to read online through the end of 2017!

Contents include:

Note from the Editor: Abling and Disabling in Pennsylvania History | Rachel Moloshok

"Confined to Crutches": James Logan and the Material Culture of Disability in Early America | Nicole Belolan

"Detect early; Protect always": Philadelphia Physicians and the Gospel of Eugenics | Dennis B. Downey

Mildred Scott: A Pennsylvania Woman at the Heart of the Early Disability Rights Movement | Audra Jennings

Thresholds of Liberation: The Little-Known History of Deinstitutionalization of Americans with Developmental Disabiliteis in the Late 20th Century | James W. Conroy

Teachers' Turn: The History of Disability in the United States | Jessica Tyson

Generations: Researching Institutionalized Ancestors | Kathleen Brandt

Legacies for Kids: Book Reviews | Christopher A. Brown

Book Reviews | Benjamin Goldman and Brendon Floyd

A Self-Advocate's Journey | Jean Searle with Mark Friedman