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Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement Oral History Project
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(Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center),
Source: vm136.lib.berkeley.edu
Welcome to UC Berkeley's website on the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement. Discover our rich collection of primary sources exploring the social and political history of the disability movement from the 1960s to the present. Investigate related projects on artists with disabilities and the Self-Advo...
(Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center),
Source: vm136.lib.berkeley.edu
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Joan Leon: Administrator at Berkeley's Center for Independent Living and the California Department of Rehabilitation, Cofounder of the World Institute on Disability
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interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1998),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
Joan Leon is distinguished for her leadership as an administrator in three major organizations in the disability community. She worked closely with Ed Roberts and Judith Heumann at the Center for Independent Living [CIL] in Berkeley, 1973-1976, and was assistant director to Roberts in his term as director of the C...
interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1998),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
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Joel Bryan: Founder and Director of Disabled Students' Services, UC Riverside and UC Davis
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interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 2000),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
Joel Bryan was invited to participate in the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement series of oral histories because of his pioneer work at the Riverside and Davis campuses of the University of California where he established disabled student services in 1969 and 1973 respectively. He was honored with t...
interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 2000),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
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Mary Lou Breslin: Selections From Cofounder and Director of the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Movement Strategist
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interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1998),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
Mary Lou Breslin was invited to participate in the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement Oral History Series because of her leadership and advocacy for civil rights of people with disabilities through law and policy reform. She cofounded the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund [DREDF] in Berke...
interview by Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1998),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
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Susan O'Hara: Director of the UC Berkeley Disabled Students' Program, 1988-1992, Coordinator of the Residence Program, 1975-1988, and Community Historian
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interview by David Landes, fl. 1998 (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1997),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
Susan O'Hara was interviewed because of her twenty-five years of activism and leadership within the disabled community of Berkeley and the University of California as a student, staff member, historian, and keen observer. Trained as an historian, Ms. O'Hara provides valuable insights into the Disabled Students' Pr...
interview by David Landes, fl. 1998 (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center, 1997),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
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UC Cowell Hospital Residence Program
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interview by Mary Lou Breslin, 1944- and Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
Henry Bruyn, M.D., was interviewed for the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement Oral History Series because of his role in opening the Cowell Hospital facilities as a residence for students with significant disabilities. Dr. Bruyn had worked in three polio epidemics in the 1940s and 1950s and felt tha...
interview by Mary Lou Breslin, 1944- and Susan O'Hara, 1938- (Berkeley, CA: Bancroft Library. Oral History Center),
Source: ark.cdlib.org
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