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Pictures from the Past: ADA 25th Anniversary

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, Yoshiko Dart has kindly shared photos from the passage of the ADA with ECNV. Check them out below. Happy ADA 25!
 



Sharon and her partner, Phil Calkins, and a teddy bear in a wheelchair waiting before marching to the US Capitol

Sharon Mistler and her partner, Phil Calkins, and teddy bear in a wheelchair waiting before marching to the US Capitol on March 12, 1990 with ADAPT and other disability community members.


Capitol Crawl. People with mobility disabilities crawl up the Capitol steps.

Capitol Crawl on March 12, 1990. People with disabilities crawl up the U.S. Capitol steps in a demonstration to demand the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Crowd gathered to watch the President Bush sign the ADA.
A large crowd gathers to watch President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities Act. 


Sharon, Sen. Kennedy, Atsuko Kuwana, and other leaders on the South Lawn of the White House

Sharon Mistler , Sen. Kennedy, Atsuko Kuwana, and other leaders on the South Lawn of the White House following the Signing Ceremony on July 26, 1990.


Picnic on the Ellipse, South side of the White House following the Signing Ceremony on July 26, 1990

Sharon Mistler, Justin Dart and ECNV Board Chair at the Picnic on the Ellipse, south side of the White House following the Signing Ceremony on July 26, 1990.
 
Monica Hall, ECNV staff, handing out lunch boxes to people at the picnic
Monica Hall, ECNV staff, handing out lunch boxes to people at the picnic.

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