US Disability History – Bibliography

Austermuhle, Martin. (2016). From Institution to Inclusion. WAMU FM.

Baldini, Bill. (1968). Suffer the Little Children (video). NBC10.

Berne, Patty. (2015) Disability Justice – a working draft. Sins Invalid.

Burch, Susan. (2021). Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions. University of North Carolina Press.

Cohen, Sascha. (2015). Helen Keller’s Forgotten Radicalism. Time Magazine.

Cone, Kitty. Short History of the 504 Sit-in. Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund.

Connelly, Eileen. (2020). Overlooked No More: Brad Lomax, a Bridge Between Civil Rights Movements. The New York Times.

Crowley, Maddie. (2023). Disability History: The 1977 504 Sit-In. Disability Rights Florida.

Day, Al-Mohamed (Director). (2019). The Invalid Corps (documentary).

Downey, Dennis. (2023). US Supreme Court affirms the rights of people with disabilities. LancasterOnline.

Goodwin, Christopher. (2023). What Difference Does a (Disabled) Husband Make? Disabled Veterans, Women, and the Limits of Population Policy in the Third Reich. Journal of Family History.

Kratz, Jessie. (2020). Treating Race at St. Elizabeths Hospital. Pieces of History, a blog of the National Archives.

Luterman, Sara. (2022) 31 states have laws that allow forced sterilizations, new report shows. The 19th News.

McAleer, James. (2011). Mobility redux: Post-World War II prosthetics and functional aids for veterans, 1945 to 2010. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development.

Perry, David M. (2018). How “Deaf President Now” Changed America. Pacific Standard.

Rice, Danica (2015). Before the ADA, there was Deaf President Now. National Archives.

Rivera, Geraldo. (1972). The Last Great Disgrace (video). ABC7NY.

Robinson, S., Jan, I., Fisher, K., and others. (2023). How do self-advocates use community development to change attitudes to disability? British Journal of Learning Disabilities.

Rosenthal, Keith. (2013). Pioneers in the fight for disability rights: The League of the Physically Handicapped. International Socialist Review. Issue #90.

Ross, Nathaniel (2022). Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia (1972). The Embryo Project Encyclopedia.

Stawicki, Elizabeth (1997). A Haunting Legacy: Canton Insane Asylum for American Indians. State of South Dakota-Lincoln County.

Stein, Perry (2017). Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell’s office. The Washington Post.

Summers, Martin. (2019). Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions: A History of Race and Mental Illness in the Nation’s Capital. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Vargas, Theresa. (2023). A Black disabled teen went unheard in prison. People are now listening. The Washington Post.

The Right to Self-Determination: Freedom from Involuntary Sterilization. Disability Justice.

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