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Photograph of a young female patient in a wheelchair attended by two uniformed female medical professionals as she demonstrates the use of adaptive eating utensils at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1960

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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Creator: McClure, Richard
Title: Photograph of a young female patient in a wheelchair attended by two uniformed female medical professionals as she demonstrates the use of adaptive eating utensils at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1960
Date: 1960
Description: A photograph of a young female patient in a wheelchair attended by two uniformed female medical professionals as she demonstrates the use of adaptive tableware inside a kitchen at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1960. The young woman is wearing braces on both legs, and a hand splint on her right arm; her wheelchair is equipped with a lap board and mobile arm support system. She is holding a swivel spoon or fork in her left hand, and her plate is equipped with a bumper guard to assist with lifting food up off of the plate. Both medical professionals are looking at the girl and smiling. Written on the front of the photograph: "829."
Subjects: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation | Patients--Georgia--Warm Springs | Youth with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Medical personnel--Georgia--Warm Springs | Uniforms--Georgia--Warm Springs | Dinners and dining--Georgia--Warm Springs | Tableware--Georgia--Warm Springs | Occupational therapy--Georgia--Warm Springs | Occupational therapy for children--Georgia--Warm Springs | Self-help devices for people with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Orthopedic apparatus--Georgia--Warm Springs | Wheelchairs--Georgia--Warm Springs | Orthopedic braces--Georgia--Warm Springs | Splints (Surgery)--Georgia--Warm Springs | Poliomyelitis--Patients--Georgia--Warm Springs | Warm Springs (Ga.) | Meriwether County (Ga.)
Contributors: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation
Online Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Roosevelt Institute for Rehabilitation, 2010
Original Material: Roosevelt Warm Springs/Georgia Warm Springs Foundation Photograph Collection, Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, Warm Springs, Georgia
Rights and Usage: Please contact the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute re: reproduction and usage.

Cite as: [title of item], Selections from the Records of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, 1924-1974, Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/warm/id:adl0065

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation
Collection Information: Selections from the Records of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, 1924-1974