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Wheelchair

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 49 1/2 in x 40 3/32 in x 28 in; 125.73 cm x 101.854 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
Wheelchair
Date made:
ca 1870
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bishop
ID Number:
MG.M-13979
Accession number:
296324
Catalog number:
M-13979
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fddf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318805
Online Media:

Wheelchair

Maker; manufacturer:
Theradyne Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
titanium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall:;
overall: 40 in x 31 in x 42 1/2 in; 101.6 cm x 78.74 cm x 107.95 cm
Object Name:
frame, wheelchair
Date made:
c.1984
Credit Line:
Theradyne Corporation
ID Number:
1984.0674.01
Catalog number:
1984.0674.01
Accession number:
1984.0674
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b201-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_762874

Quickie Sports Wheelchair

Maker:
Sunrise Medical Mobility  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (frame material)
fabric (seat material)
rubber (wheels material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.2 cm x 80.5 cm x 91 cm; 11 7/8 in x 31 11/16 in x 35 13/16 in
Object Name:
Wheelchair
Date made:
1999
Credit Line:
Gift from Sunrise Medical Mobility, Quickie Designs, through Mariliyn Hamilton, Vice President.
ID Number:
2000.0156.01
Catalog number:
2000.0156.01
Accession number:
2000.0156
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b387-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_473154
Online Media:

Quickie Tennis Wheelchair

Maker:
Sunrise Medical Mobility  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (frame material)
rubber (wheel material)
fabric (seat material)
yellow (frame color)
Measurements:
overall: 75.3 cm x 74 cm x 90 cm; 29 21/32 in x 29 1/8 in x 35 7/16 in
crate: 41 in x 48 in x 37 1/2 in; 104.14 cm x 121.92 cm x 95.25 cm
Object Name:
Wheelchair
Date made:
1980s
Credit Line:
Gift from Marilyn Hamilton
ID Number:
1999.0303.1
Accession number:
1999.0303
Catalog number:
1999.0303.1
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-a63d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_473153
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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
Subject:
Disabilities  Search this
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-35e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66 × 182.9 × 61 cm (26 in. × 6 ft. × 24 in.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Racing wheelchair
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Lent by Designworks
Accession Number:
40.2017.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4bbcb527e-7747-46a2-9608-8de6927de5b8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_40.2017.1
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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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq402d37295-9ef9-44c5-b60e-0e38758f7209
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_40.2017.2a_b

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
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4095c42a8-e543-4386-9418-a9d9dc552cab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_MOBILITY.020

Program for wheelchair basketball game, Jersey Wheelers vs. The Bullova's

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 6 in; 23.495 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
wheelchair basketball program
Date made:
1950
Subject:
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Amateur  Search this
World War II  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3137.07
Nonaccession number:
2016.3137
Catalog number:
2016.3137.07
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d3a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832701
Online Media:

Program for wheelchair basketball game, Jersey Wheelers vs. New Utrecht Whirlaways

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 5 3/4 in; 22.86 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
wheelchair basketball program
Date made:
1950
Subject:
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Amateur  Search this
World War II  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3137.06
Nonaccession number:
2016.3137
Catalog number:
2016.3137.06
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d3a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832699
Online Media:

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
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5a57-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1803970
Online Media:

WCMX wheechair used by Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham during Nitro Circus performances

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 1/2 in x 23 in x 33 in; 62.23 cm x 58.42 cm x 83.82 cm
Object Name:
wheelchair, adaptive sports
WCMX wheelchair
Subject:
Wheelchair Cross  Search this
Professional  Search this
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2020.0009.01
Catalog number:
2020.0009.01
Accession number:
2020.0009
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49db73f41-9b02-2c44-e053-15f76fa04da4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1972725
Online Media:

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
Credit Line:
David Hoff
ID Number:
2014.0026.01
Accession number:
2014.0026
Catalog number:
2014.0026.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-14ca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1461421

Quickie Wheelchair | History Time

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Lesson Plans
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-04-22T13:39:33.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_J-8xq0su8BQ

Belly Plate Built and Used by Richard Eckhardt as Part of His Homemade Respirator and Motorized Wheelchair

Maker:
Eckhardt, Richard  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
wheelchair, component, belly plate
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara R. Eckhardt
ID Number:
2005.3014.01.3
Catalog number:
2005.3014.01.3
Nonaccession number:
2005.3014
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3054-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1889905
Online Media:

Chin Switch Built and Used by Richard Eckhardt as Part of His Homemade Motorized Wheelchair

Maker:
Eckhardt, Richard  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Object Name:
wheelchair, component, chin switch
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara R. Eckhardt
ID Number:
2005.3014.01.2
Catalog number:
2005.3014.01.2
Nonaccession number:
2005.3014
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-2f92-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1889901
Online Media:

Innovative Lives: Quickie Wheelchair Inventor Marilyn Hamilton

Creator:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-04-29T16:40:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
LemelsonCenter
Data Source:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
LemelsonCenter
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_zeElXpQ9KS8

Control Box with Toggle Switches and Cupholder, Designed and Used by Richard Eckhardt as Part of His Homemade Motorized Wheelchair

Maker:
Eckhardt, Richard  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Object Name:
wheelchair, component, switch box
wheelchair, component, control box
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara R. Eckhardt
ID Number:
2005.3014.01.4
Catalog number:
2005.3014.01.4
Nonaccession number:
2005.3014
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-a061-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1890381
Online Media:

Photograph of wheelchair basketball team from St. Albans

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Amateur  Search this
World War II  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3137.04
Nonaccession number:
2016.3137
Catalog number:
2016.3137.04
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d3a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832696

Photograph of wheelchair basketball team, the Jersey Wheelers

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Adaptive Sports  Search this
Wheelchair Basketball  Search this
Amateur  Search this
World War II  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
ID Number:
2016.3137.03
Nonaccession number:
2016.3137
Catalog number:
2016.3137.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d3a4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1832690

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