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Ed Roberts's Wheelchair

Referenced:
Independent Living Movement  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
User:
Roberts, Edward V.  Search this
Maker:
Stanford Rehab Engineering  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
leather (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
blue (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 42 in x 24 in x 46 in; 106.68 cm x 60.96 cm x 116.84 cm
Object Name:
wheelchair
Place Made:
United States: California, Palo Alto
Referenced:
United States: California, Berkeley
United States: California
Date made:
1996
Associated dates:
1966-1999-03
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Zona L. Roberts in memory of Edward V. Roberts
ID Number:
1995.0179.01
Catalog number:
1995.0179.01
Accession number:
1995.0179
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
National Treasures exhibit
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Polio
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1181889

Racing wheelchair

Designer:
Designworks, a BMW Company, Newbury Park, California, USA  Search this
Brad Cracchiola  Search this
Manufacturer:
Designworks, a BMW Company, Newbury Park, California, USA  Search this
Bavarian Motor Works (BMW), Munich, Bavaria, Germany  Search this
Medium:
Carbon fiber, aluminum, titanium, 3D-printed parts
Type:
Exhibitions
Racing wheelchair
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Lent by Designworks
Accession Number:
40.2017.1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_40.2017.1
Additional Online Media:

VeloPlus Wheelchair Transport

Designer:
Van Raam, Varsseveld, Netherlands, founded 1900  Search this
Medium:
Steel frame with standard bicycle parts and components
Type:
Exhibitions
VeloPlus Wheelchair Transport
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Bike-On/Spinov8 Distribution Center, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
Accession Number:
MOBILITY.020
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_MOBILITY.020

Racing Wheelchair Gloves

Designer:
Designworks, a BMW Company, Newbury Park, California, USA  Search this
Brad Cracchiola  Search this
Manufacturer:
Designworks, a BMW Company, Newbury Park, California, USA  Search this
Bavarian Motor Works (BMW), Munich, Bavaria, Germany  Search this
Medium:
ASA (a 3D-printing material)
Type:
Exhibitions
Racing Wheelchair Gloves
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Lent by Designworks
Accession Number:
40.2017.2a,b
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_40.2017.2a_b

Wheelchair Sports: Competitive & Recreational

Container:
Box 44, Folder 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
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Division of Medicine and Science Disability Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1319-ref667

Wheelchair basketball player number used by Ray Werner of the Jersey Wheelers

Physical Description:
oil cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40.5 cm x 55 cm; 15 15/16 in x 21 21/32 in
Object Name:
player number
player number, adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball
player number, adaptive sports
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
Amateur  Search this
Adaptive Sports  Search this
ID Number:
2014.0026.01
Accession number:
2014.0026
Catalog number:
2014.0026.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1461421

22p Man In Wheelchair single

Title:
Scott Catalogue Great Britain 939
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
GREAT BRITAIN
Date:
March 25, 1981
Object number:
1983.0147.07597
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1983.0147.07597

Jersey used by the USA Wheelchair Rugby team during the 2014 season

Physical Description:
fabric, nylon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 79.5 cm x 60.5 cm; 31 5/16 in x 23 13/16 in
Object Name:
wheelchair rugby jersey
jersey, adaptive sports, wheelchair rugby
jersey, adaptive sports
jersey, paralympics
Date made:
2015
2014
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Rugby  Search this
Amateur  Search this
paralympics  Search this
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2016.0063.02
Accession number:
2016.0063
Catalog number:
2016.0063.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1803970
Additional Online Media:

Diary (xeroxed)

Collection Author:
Harriman, Stephen (farmer)  Search this
Myers, Annamae Barlup (farmer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Annamae Barlup Myers & Stephen Harriman Diaries, 1883-1894, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Annamae Barlup Myers and Stephen Harriman Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0345-ref22
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Broadcasters, American  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
John Albert Morsell, American, 1912 - 1974  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Insurance Association  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Nettie B. Smith  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.  Search this
John Warren Davis, American, 1888 - 1980  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
National Business League, American, founded 1900  Search this
National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees, American, founded 1913  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Clifton Herman Johnson, American, 1921 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 0.9 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Television  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.9
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Amos T. Hall, American, 1896 - 1971  Search this
Subject of:
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Dr. Ralph Bunche, American, 1903 - 1971  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
National Black Political Convention, 1971 - 1972  Search this
Logan H. Westbrook, American  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Tufts University, American, founded 1852  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
National Insurance Association  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Republican Party, American, founded 1854  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
The Drifters, Inc., American, founded 1957  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
Patti Austin, American, born 1950  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc.  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
George Leslie Brown  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Otha N. Brown Jr., American, 1931 - 2009  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Gladys W. Dixon, American, born 1901  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005  Search this
National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees, American, founded 1913  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in. (28 × 21.5 × 0.9 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Miami, Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Colorado, United States, North and Central America
Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Sororities  Search this
United States--History--1969-2001  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.6
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The National Wheelchair Athletic Association

Container:
Box 44, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973 - 1973
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
See more items in:
Division of Medicine and Science Disability Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1319-ref652

Dowager in a Wheelchair

Artist:
Philip Evergood, born New York City 1901-died Bridgewater, CT 1973  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
47 7/8 x 36 in. (121.5 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1952
Topic:
Cityscape\street  Search this
Figure group\female  Search this
State of being\handicapped  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\taxi  Search this
Architecture Exterior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation
Object number:
1986.6.90
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.6.90

W. Atlee Burpee & Company Seed Contests, 1924-1925

Creator:
W. Atlee Burpee & Co  Search this
Physical description:
5 boxes
Type:
Advertising
Business records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1924
1924-1925
Topic:
Horticulture  Search this
Business  Search this
Mail-order business  Search this
Seed industry and trade  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Contests  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Vegetables  Search this
Local number:
AAG.BUR.ContestLetters
Restrictions & Rights:
Access to original documents by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens
See more items in:
W. Atlee Burpee & Company Records, circa 1873-1978, bulk 1890-1930
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367582
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Artist Explores the Deep in Underwater Wheelchair

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:28:01 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_de98b17c2da09cb6056e634bf0509c46

Basketball jacket worn by Ray Werner as a member of the Jersey Wheelers the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Champions, 1954

Maker:
Empire Sporting Goods  Search this
Physical Description:
satin (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 66.5 cm x 60 cm; 26 3/16 in x 23 5/8 in
Object Name:
jacket
jacket, adaptive sports
Date made:
1954
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
Amateur  Search this
Adaptive Sports  Search this
ID Number:
2014.0026.02
Accession number:
2014.0026
Catalog number:
2014.0026.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1461422
Additional Online Media:

The Role of Wheelchair Sports in Rehabilitation

Container:
Box 44, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970 - 1970
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
See more items in:
Division of Medicine and Science Disability Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1319-ref662

Jikka Housing Complex, with Wheelchair-Accessible Pool

Designer:
Issei Suma, Japanese, b. 1976  Search this
Firm:
SUMA, Tokyo, Japan, founded 2011  Search this
Medium:
Graphic reproduction
Type:
Exhibitions
Graphic
Object Name:
Graphic
Date:
2015–19
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Issei Suma, photo by Takumi Ota
Accession Number:
s-e-2607
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_s-e-2607
Additional Online Media:

Wheelchairs

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1853 - 2007
Scope and Contents:
Contains articles, bibliographies, drawings, patents, trade literature, advertisements, clippings and photographs. Topics include wheelchair design, the history of wheelchairs, and wheelchair sports. Ralf Hotchkiss, a wheelchair designer, and Overly Manufacturing Company and Everest & Jennings, Inc. are represented in the series.

See also Series 5: Subjects, Series 13: Printed Material, and Series 14: Trade Literature for additional material on wheelchairs.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1319, Series 11
See more items in:
Division of Medicine and Science Disability Reference Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1319-ref621

Ed Roberts' Wheelchair Records a Story of Obstacles Overcome

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:06:50 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c2954f0a740738ad20b299d5e14e429a

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