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Photograph of a young male patient in a wheelchair typing with a remote keyboard positioned on his lap board as a female occupational therapist looks overhead at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1955-1965?

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Type: Photographs | StillImage
Title: Photograph of a young male patient in a wheelchair typing with a remote keyboard positioned on his lap board as a female occupational therapist looks overhead at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, 1955-1965?
Date: 1955-1965
Description: A photograph of a young male patient in a wheelchair typing with a remote keyboard positioned on his lap board as a female occupational therapist looks overhead at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation, Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Georgia, sometime between 1955 and 1965. The patient is wearing hand splints, and his arms are supported by an overhead mobile arm support system. Typing lessons are displayed on a clipboard placed next to the typewriter. Written on the front of the photograph: "TYPING WITH REMOTE CONTROL TYPE-WRITER AND BILATERAL SLINGS AND LAPBOARD FOR SUPPORTING ARMS." There is some writing on the bottom right corner of the photograph that is illegible.
Subjects: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation | Patients--Georgia--Warm Springs | People with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Youth with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Medical personnel--Georgia--Warm Springs | Self-help devices for people with disabilities--Georgia--Warm Springs | Splints (Surgery)--Georgia--Warm Springs | Orthopedic apparatus--Georgia--Warm Springs | Orthopedic braces--Georgia--Warm Springs | Typewriters--Georgia--Warm Springs | Typists--Georgia--Warm Springs | Typewriting--Study and teaching--Georgia--Warm Springs | Writing--Georgia--Warm Springs | People with disabilities--Printing and writing systems | 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:adl0116

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