Rehabilitation Films and Videotapes

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Finding Aid for Rehabilitation Films and Videotapes, 1949-2008 | University of Illinois Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Rehabilitation Films and Videotapes, 1949-2008Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 16/6/14

Extent: 8.4 cubic feet

Arrangement: by canister size and chronologically thereunder

Date Acquired: 10/11/2007. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Intercollegiate Athletics, Olympics, Rehabilitation Education, Sports, Vocational Rehabilitation, Wheelchair Athletics

Formats/Genres: Motion Pictures/Videotapes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Rehabilitation Films and Videotapes (1949-), includes promotional news clips, interviews with DRES students (Glen and Sylvia Bellows, Tom Jones, and Clarence Crooks), and informational videos and films concerning employment opportunities, job placement, physical therapy, exercise, daily living training for DRES students, adaptive equipment, and athletic events (including the Paralympic Games, the National Wheelchair Games, the Prairie State Games, International Games for the Disabled and the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament).

Subject/Index Terms

Intercollegiate Athletics
Olympics
Rehabilitation Education
Sports
Vocational Rehabilitation
Wheelchair Athletics

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Accruals: 3/15/2015

Access Restrictions: Access will be provided to the DVD copies of the films, not the original films themselves.

Acquisition Source: DRES, Carla Thorpe and Maureen Gilbert

Other URL: https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1606014.pdf


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Series 2: Films Converted to DVDAdd to your cart.
This series includes films converted to DVD format.  Access copies of the DVDs are available in the University of Illinois Search Room (19 Library).
Note: The original films are only available for use upon special request and demonstrated need.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Disk 1: Films 1-7, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 1Add to your cart.
Informational film about services offered by the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, including physical therapy and exercise, medical services, and Activities of Daily Living training.  Black and white, sound.  11:05 running time.
Item 2: Film 2, 1964Add to your cart.
Film of a typical day in the life of Lynn Ostrander, a student of the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, as she studies and eats in her dormitory, attends classes, rides Rehabilitation Center buses, swims, and navigates the University of Illinois campus.  Black and white, silent.  9:26 running time.
Item 3: Film 3Add to your cart.
Film illustrating aspects of the Rehabilitation Education Center building and its programs, including the occupational therapy special services workshop, rehabilitation classes, buses, driver education, and a staff meeting.  Black and white, silent. 10:33 running time.
Item 4: Film 4, ca. 1960sAdd to your cart.
Film about Rehabilitation Education Center's services for the blind.  Includes students reading braille books, listening to books on tape, using adaptive technology such as canes and braille typewriters, and taking a psychology test.  Black and white, silent.  10:09 running time.
Item 5: Film 5, 1962-63Add to your cart.
Film illustrating aspects of the Rehabilitation Education Center building and its programs, including the transportation system, students of Delta Sigma Omicron working on Sigma Signs, and a staff meeting. Black and white, sound. 10:03 running time.
Item 6: Film 6, early 1960sAdd to your cart.
Interview with Glen and Sylvia Bellows of Bloomington, IL, alumni (class of 1961) of the University of Illinois and the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services, about their experiences at the University and how the rehabilitation program prepared them for life after college and careers as an engineer and psychologist, respectively.  Black and white, sound.  12:16 running time.
Item 7: Film 7Add to your cart.
Interview with Timothy J. Nugent concerning accessibility standards, architectural barriers on campus, the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services and its philosophies, methods, students, and Recreation and Athletics program. Black and white, sound.  14:12 running time.
Disk 2: Films 8-13, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 8 : interviews with two DRES alumni, ca. 1963Add to your cart.
UI graduates Tom Jones and Clarence Crooks, Jr. discuss their experience as students in the Department of Rehabilitation program at U of I. 10:49 running time.
Item 2: Film 9: presentation,Timothy Nugent, Founder UI Rehab Program, 1963Add to your cart.

U of I Dept of Rehabilitation beginnings/history, philosophy, interface with other colleges, transportation &  medical issues, social & extracurricular  activities. Black and white, sound.  12:47 running time.

Footage from same interview as Film 7.

Item 3: Film 10:  Talent Show featuring wheelchair users, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Wheelchair-using choresters and musicians perform "Camp UI," "The Sound of Music," and "The Fox is On the Town,"; demonstration of wheelchair use techniques up and down stairs. Black and white, sound. 10:36 running time.
Item 4: Film 11:  Talent Show featuring wheelchair users, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Wheelchair-using choresters and musicians perform "My Chair Lady" (a parody of "My Fair Lady") and other songs; wheelchair use techniques. Black and white, sound. 12:24 running time.  Sound quality is poor in spots.
Item 5: Film 12:  Wheelchair basketball game, 1960sAdd to your cart.

Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs play basketball; female wheelchair-using cheerleaders lead the cheers. Games include Gizz Kids versus New Jersey Wheelers and Long Beach versus an unidentified team.

Black and white, silent. 10:55 running time.

Item 6: Film 13:  Wheelchair Basketball, mid-to-late 1960sAdd to your cart.
Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs play basketball; female wheelchair-using cheerleaders lead cheers. Games include Gizz Kids versus Richmond at the Assembly Hall. Black and white, sound for some of footage. 13:18 running time.
Disk 3: Films 14-20, 1950s and 60s and 70sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 14: Wheelchair Basketball, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs run basketball drills (e.g., cross-court-pass-and-return-pass drill, touch-pass drill, full-court-fast-break drill, pivot-break drill) and play basketball in Huff Gym. Filmed by U of I School of Journalism and Communications under direction of Tim Nugent. Black and white, no sound. 4:59 running time. A one-page detailed list explaining the particular drills is available in the manila envelope containing the DVD access copies.
Item 2: Film 15:  Wheelchair Basketball, 1960sAdd to your cart.

Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs run basketball drills (e.g., cross-court-pass-and-return-pass drill, touch-pass drill, full-court-fast-break drill, pivot-break drill) and play basketball in Huff Gym. Filmed by U of I School of Journalism and Communications under direction of Tim Nugent. Black and white, no sound. 5:05 running time.

A one-page detailed list explaining the particular drills is available in the manila envelope containing the DVD access copies.

Item 3: Film 16:  Wheelchair Basketball, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs run basketball drills (e.g., cross-court-pass-and-return-pass drill, touch-pass drill, full-court-fast-break drill, pivot-break drill) and play basketball in Huff Gym. Filmed by U of I School of Journalism and Communications under direction of Tim Nugent. Black and white, no sound. 3:31 running time. A one-page detailed list explaining the particular drills is available in the manila envelope containing the DVD access copies.
Item 4: Film 17:  UIUC Commencement Exercises, 1959Add to your cart.
UI Pres. D. D. Henry addressing crowd at Memorial Stadium; graduates filing into stadium include students in wheelchairs; candidates receive diplomas (recipients using wheelchairs interspersed). Color, no sound. 7:06 running time.
Item 5: Film 18:  Showering and Grooming Demonstration, 1974Add to your cart.
UI Department of Rehabilitation Presentation, Quadriplegic Functional Skills, A Film Series: Showering and Grooming, produced by Motion Picture Production Center, UIUC.  Presents methods that may be utilized by persons with quadriplegia to achieve independence in personal hygiene. Shows transferring to and from a wheelchair to a shower seat in the tub and stall showers, bathing, shaving, dental and hair care. Discusses the problems encountered in the adjustment to disability and in rehabilitaion.Color, sound. 15:13 running time.
Item 6: Film 19:  May I Help You? educational film on blind handicapped, 1960sAdd to your cart.

Documentary film, May I Help You?, prepared by the Institute of Blind Rehabilitation at Western Michigan University, a Time Life production.

A dramatization aimed at educating sighted community on issues faced by the blind. Color, sound. 15:57 running time.

Item 7: Film 20:  Recording for the Blind Program, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Scholastic Recording for the Blind--services provided for blind students of higher education needing academic materials; President Richard Nixon presents Scholastic Achievement Awards to Blind recipients, extols program and services it provides. Color, sound. 13:28 running time.
Disk 4: Films 21-25, 1960s-70sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 21:  Bowel and Bladder Techniques, 1974Add to your cart.
A skills demonstration for students with quadriplegia, presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Presents methods that may be utilized by persons with quadriplegia to achieve independence in the management of bowel and bladder functions. Shows variations in drainage clamps and urinary connectors, management of catheter irrigation and external collectors, and adaptations in clothing. Titled Bowel and Bladder Techniques, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 13:40 running time. Same as film 34 and 35.
Item 2: Film 22: Dramatization of how to interact with the blind, 1971Add to your cart.
What Do You Do When You See a Blind Person?, an educational dramatization on how to interact with blind people featuring two adult males in urban setting; some humor. Written and directed by Arthur Zigouras. Produced by American Foundation for the Blind. Made by Si Fried Productions. Film skips repeatedly. Color, sound. 13:21 running time. Same film as film 30.
Item 3: Film 23: Wheelchair Olympics, 1968Add to your cart.
Ben Lipton, Chairman of National Wheelchair Athletic Association, offers an overview of the history of wheelchair sports.  Includes footage of US team traveling to 1968 Paralympics in Israel, athletes' village, events, and awards ceremony.  Produced by Ben Lipton in association with the U.S. Wheelchair Sports Fund.  Color, sound.  12:48 running time.
Item 4: Film 24: Wheelchair broadcasters, 1962Add to your cart.
Broadcasting Wheels with Tom Jones. Host Tom Jones interviews Tim Nugent regarding job opportunities for wheelchair-using students; Henry Lippold, professor of Radio and Television of UI and Director of News for WILL regarding breaking into the job market; and Larry Stuart, manager of WDWS, Champaign, regarding wheelchair-using employee Jack Whitman. The career paths of UI alumni Joe Mason and Tom Jones of WCIA are also profiled. Black and white, sound. 15:06 running time. Same film as film 25, 26, and 27.
Item 5: Film 25: Wheelchair broadcasters, 1962Add to your cart.
Broadcasting Wheels with Tom Jones. Host Tom Jones interviews Tim Nugent regarding job opportunities for wheelchair-using students; Henry Lippold, professor of Radio and Television of UI and Director of News for WILL regarding breaking into the job market; and Larry Stuart, manager of WDWS, Champaign, regarding wheelchair-using employee Jack Whitman. The career paths of UI alumni Joe Mason and Tom Jones of WCIA are also profiled. Black and white, sound. 15:01 running time. Same as film 24, 26, and 27.
Disk 5: Films 25-30, 1960s and 1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 26:  Wheelchair broadcasters, 1962Add to your cart.
Broadcasting Wheels with Tom Jones. Host Tom Jones interviews Tim Nugent regarding job opportunities for wheelchair-using students; Henry Lippold, professor of Radio and Television of UI and Director of News for WILL regarding breaking into the job market; and Larry Stuart, manager of WDWS, Champaign, regarding wheelchair-using employee Jack Whitman. The career paths of UI alumni Joe Mason and Tom Jones of WCIA are also profiled. Black and white, sound. 15:10 running time. Same film as film 24, 25, and 27.
Item 2: Film 27: Wheelchair broadcasters, 1962Add to your cart.
Broadcasting Wheels with Tom Jones. Host Tom Jones interviews Tim Nugent regarding job opportunities for wheelchair-using students; Henry Lippold, professor of Radio and Television of UI and Director of News for WILL regarding breaking into the job market; and Larry Stuart, manager of WDWS, Champaign, regarding wheelchair-using employee Jack Whitman. The career paths of UI alumni Joe Mason and Tom Jones of WCIA are also profiled. Black and white, sound. 15:02 running time. Same film as film 24, 25, and 26.
Item 3: Film 28: Quadriplegic skills: Dressing, 1974Add to your cart.
A skills demonstration for students with quadriplegia, presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Program demonstrates methods persons with quadriplegia can use to put on pants, socks, a brassiere, shoes, shirts and jackets. It shows how he or she can move from bed into a wheelchair. Titled Dressing, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 17:02 running time. Same film as film 29.
Item 4: Film 29: Quadriplegic Skills: Dressing, 1974Add to your cart.
A skills demonstration for students with quadriplegia, presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Program demonstrates methods persons with quadriplegia can use to put on pants, socks, a brassiere, shoes, shirts and jackets. It shows how he or she can move from bed into a wheelchair.Titled Dressing, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 16:46 running time. Same film as film 28.
Item 5: Film 30: dramatization on interacting with the blind, 1971Add to your cart.
What Do You Do When You See a Blind Person?, an educational dramatization on how to interact with blind people featuring two adult males in urban setting; some humor. Written and directed by Arthur Zigouras. Produced by American Foundation for the Blind.  Made by Si Fried Productions. Film skips repeatedly. Color, sound. 13:31 running time. Same film as film 22.
Disk 6: Films 31, 32, 34, 35, 37, 1970s and 80sAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Film 31: Not Without Sight: A Film Defining Different Types of Visual Impairment, 1980Add to your cart.
Illustrates visual impairments less than total blindness, such as macular degeneration, cataracts, tunnel vision, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Film offers a correction to the perception of visually impaired individuals as helpless. Describes the major types of visual impairment and their causes and effects on vision. Camera simulations approximate what people with each impairment actually see. Demonstrates how people with low vision make the best use of the vison they have. Stuttering and some garbled audio. Writer and director Arthur Zigouras. Produced by the American Foundation for the Blind. Color, sound. 19:42 running time.
Item 2: Film 32, ca. 1950s?Add to your cart.
Illustrates medical brain implant device and xray.  Black and white, no sound.  11:49 running time.
Item 3: Film 34: Bowel and Bladder Techniques, 1974Add to your cart.
A skills demonstration for students with quadriplegia, presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Presents methods that may be utilized by persons with quadriplegia to achieve independence in the management of bowel and bladder functions. Shows variations in drainage clamps and urinary connectors, management of catheter irrigation and external collectors, and adaptations in clothing. Titled Bowel and Bladder Techniques, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 13:44 running time. Same as film 21 and 35.
Item 4: Film 35: Bowel and Bladder Techniques, 1974Add to your cart.
A skills demonstration for students with quadriplegia, presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Presents methods that may be utilized by persons with quadriplegia to achieve independence in the management of bowel and bladder functions. Shows variations in drainage clamps and urinary connectors, management of catheter irrigation and external collectors, and adaptations in clothing. Titled Bowel and Bladder Techniques, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 13:53 running time. Same as film 21 and 34.
Item 5: Film 37: Driving, 1974Add to your cart.
A demonstration of all aspects of driving for students with quadriplegia, from transfer process (getting into car), vehicular modifications (lifts, power seats, power windows), to key principles for drivers to aid in development of good driving habits. Presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center. Titled Driving, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound. 18:21 running time. Same as film 38.
Disk 7: Films 38, 39, 41Add to your cart.
Series 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 38: Driving, 1974Add to your cart.
A demonstration of all aspects of driving for students with quadriplegia, from transfer process (getting into car), vehicular modifications (lifts, power seats, power windows), to key principles for drivers to aid in development of good driving habits.  Presented by UI Rehabilitation-Education Center.  Titled Driving, part of Quadriplegic Functional Skills: A Film Series. Produced by Motion Picture Production Center of U of I. Color, sound.  18:19 running time.  Same as film 37.
Item 2: Film 39: Abilities, Not Disabilities, 1966Add to your cart.
WCIA-produced documentary film, Abilities, Not Disabilities which tells the story of the Rehabilitation Education program at the University of Illinois. Includes an interview with Tim Nugent, a profile of student Lynn Ostrander, and an overview of the facilities and services provided at the Rehabilitation Building. Brief interviews of three DRES graduates, including Clarence Crooks, Jr., a Peoria attorney; Tom Jones, a television personality and host of Midwest Television's "Sun Up;" and Glenn Bellows, a Bloomington engineering firm partner reveal that the DRES program's focus was not doing things to or for students but rather working with them. Written and produced by Richard Adams. Directed by Ed Mason. Narrated by Dave Willingham. A Midwest Television Videotape Production. Black and white, sound. 27:04 running time. Same as film 41 and 42.
Item 3: Film 41: Abilities, Not Disabilities, 1966Add to your cart.
WCIA-produced documentary film, Abilities, Not Disabilities, which tells the story of the Rehabilitation Education program at the University of Illinois. Includes an interview with Tim Nugent, a profile of student Lynn Ostrander, and an overview of the facilities and services provided at the Rehabilitation Building. Brief interviews of three DRES graduates, including Clarence Crooks, Jr., a Peoria attorney; Tom Jones, a television personality and host of Midwest Television's "Sun Up;" and Glenn Bellows, a Bloomington engineering firm partner reveal that the DRES program's focus was not doing things to or for students but rather working with them. Written and produced by Richard Adams. Directed by Ed Mason. Narrated by Dave Willingham. A Midwest Television Videotape Production. Black and white, sound. 26:55 running time. Same as film 39 and 42.
Disk 8: Films 42-44Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 42: Abilities, Not Disabilities, 1966Add to your cart.
WCIA-produced documentary film, Abilities, Not Disabilities which tells the story of the Rehabilitation Education program at the University of Illinois. Includes an interview with Tim Nugent, a profile of student Lynn Ostrander, and an overview of the facilities and services provided at the Rehabilitation Building. Brief interviews of three DRES graduates, including Clarence Crooks, Jr., a Peoria attorney; Tom Jones, a television personality and host of Midwest Television's "Sun Up;" and Glenn Bellows, a Bloomington engineering firm partner reveal that the DRES program's focus was not doing things to or for students but rather working with them. Written and produced by Richard Adams. Directed by Ed Mason. Narrated by Dave Willingham. A Midwest Television Videotape Production. Black and white, sound. 27:03 running time. Same as film 39 and 41.
Item 2: Film 43: Specific Learning Disabilities in the Classroom, 1975Add to your cart.
Produced and distributed by Davidson Films, Inc. for MHC Films, San Francisco, this film offers an overview of some common learning disabilities.  To identify a child's learning difficulties, rely on a language hierarchy, a tool to analyze the steps a child takes to learn to communicate.  The steps include perceptual-motor skills, conceptual development, oral language comprehension, oral language expression, reading, and written language.  Color, sound.  23:15 running time.
Item 3: Film 44: To Live AgainAdd to your cart.
Produced by U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare through its Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, this film is the story of vocational rehabilitation.  Only includes opening clip of man with disability returning home.  Color, sound.  1:59 running time.
Disk 9: Films 45-46Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 45: Beyond Retirement, 1975Add to your cart.
Vignettes of how senior citizens have found ways to live life to the fullest in their retirement years.  Individuals profiled include Dr. Maurice Haycock, Dr. Gerhard Herzberg, Mary Ashford, Clare Strachan, Dr. Clara Hale, and Guichard Parris.  Produced by SC Communications, Ltd., a presentation of Perennial Education, Inc.  Directed by Stephen Withrow.  Color, sound.  27:56 running time.
Item 2: Film 46: Use It in Good Health, Charlie!Add to your cart.
Film to promote a better understanding of senior citizens and to encourage them and others to realize how to live life to the fullest at any age.  Produced by Clayton-Davis and Associates, Inc., distributed by AIMS Media.  Directed by Steve Vagnino and written by Irvin Davis.  Color, sound.  27:39 running time.
Disk 10: Films 47-48Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 47: Threescore and Then . . ., 1982Add to your cart.
Film considers the issues raised in caring for the aged in Third World countries, particularly Asia. Shows elderly people in a variety of different circumstances in Thailand, from a traditional extended family to a retirement home. A United Nations Production, directed by Elspeth McDougall. Executive producer Joe O'Brien. Color, sound. 27:28 running time.
Item 2: Film 48:  The Spirit Possession of Alejandro Mamani, 1974Add to your cart.
Alejandro Mamani is the oldest member of his community of Aymara Indians. At 81 he is remarkably strong, able to labor in the fields high in the Bolivian mountains. But his mental decline is evident. With total spontaneity he pours out his complaints. He mourns the death of his wife and friends; he broods over the loss of wealth and status; he berates his children for what he perceives as neglect. He also talks about being harrassed at night by evil spirits which sap his strength and drive him to thoughts of suicide. It is significant that he did, in fact, commit suicide after the filmmakers left.  Directed by Hubert Smith.  Produced by Norman Miller.  An American Universities Fields Staff, Inc., production.  Color, sound.  28:08 running time.
Disk 11: films 49-51Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 49: Seven Days a Week, 1988Add to your cart.
Overview of new perspectives in providing excellent care in long term care facilities.  A focused examination of the management style employed by Jacqueline Mason, owner of two nursing homes, as she seeks to ensure residents enjoy superior nursing care and a high quality of daily living.    A Terra Nova Film, directed and produced by James Vanden Bosch.  Color, sound.  30:47 running time.
Item 2: Film 50: Beating the Averages, 1969Add to your cart.
A film about the barriers (curbs, narrow doorways, stairs, public transportation, etc.,) that people with disabilities encounter in their daily lives. Includes scenes from the lives of two Vitro wheelchair-using employees, Bob Woodner and Harry Marcus, and interview with Tim Nugent in which he states that the key is to raise public awareness regarding accessibility. Presented by Social and Rehabilitation Service. Film by John O'Toole and James D. Helliwell. Color, sound. 27:34 running time.
Item 3: Film 51: Wheelchair Basketball, late 1970sAdd to your cart.
Wheelchair basketball tournament.  Mustangs versus Wheelers and other unidentified teams in Huff Gym.  Color, no sound.  4:01 running time.
Disk 12: Films 53-65Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 53: Demonstration of portable wheelchair, ca. 1940s-1950sAdd to your cart.
A demonstration of a portable wheelchair that can be fit into the truck of a car.  British film.  Black and white, no sound.  1:53 running time.
Item 2: Film 54: Wheelchair basketball training drills, 1949Add to your cart.
Male wheelchair basketball athletes running lay-up training drills. Note the old-fashioned key on court. Black and white, no sound. 51 sec. running time.
Item 3: Film 56: Wheelchair basketball, ca. 1960Add to your cart.
Male wheelchair basketball athletes playing basketball. Gizz Kids versus Knights. Illinois athletes include Ed Owen, Joe Arcese, Rich Feltes, and Stan Labanowich. Black and white, no sound. 6:17 running time.
Item 4: Film 57: Wheelchair field events and archery, 1960Add to your cart.
Male athletes participating in field events such as javelin, shot put, and archery. Jack Whitman is pictured in archery scenes.  Black and white, no sound. 1:51 running time.
Item 5: Film 58: Repetitive Motion StudyAdd to your cart.
A little girl (Theresa Hensler) engages in a repetitive motion study by extending and flexing her arm.  Color, then black and white, no sound.  2:54 running time.
Item 6: Film 59: Study of Arm ExtensionAdd to your cart.
A study of impact of tendon and/or nerves on arm extension. Opens with surgery footage and then includes footage of arm in full extension after return of function. Color, no sound. 2:43 running time.
Item 7: Film 60: Study of hand and arm flexing and extensionAdd to your cart.
A Dr. Bohler film of hand and arm flexing and extension, including surgery footage.  Also includes footage of hand flexing and engaged in agility tasks.  Includes most of film 59 as well.  Color, no sound.  4:39 running time.
Item 8: Film 62: Monkey Nerve Study, September 19, 1966Add to your cart.
Footage of monkey with tremors in cage. Labeled "Campbell 2nd PR Campbell nerve failure." Color, no sound. 2:38 running time.
Item 9: Film 63: Post Operation Nerve or Tendon Footage, 1971Add to your cart.
Close-up footage of nerve and/or tendon.  Credits name McDonald and Campbell, reel labeled,  "Removal of M. P. Navy FR. Graft failure, McDonald."  Color, no sound.  2:43 running time, but most of footage is blank.
Item 10: Film 64a: Post-Op Cat with Mobility Issues, 1959Add to your cart.
Footage of a cat with hind leg mobility difficulties labeled "685, 5 1/2 months, post. op."  Color, no sound.  1:42 running time.  Note: Oak Street film 64.
Item 11: Film 64b: Cat with Mobility Issues, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Footage of cat with hind leg mobility issues.  Labeled, "525, simple section Dec. 9, 1958, M.P. OFF Feb. 18, 1959, Piromen."  Color, no sound.  2:46 running time.  Note: Oak Street film 89.
Item 12: Film 65: My Mother, My Father, 1984Add to your cart.
Four families (the Honels, Hagwoods, Tjeerdemas, and Geralis) share problems they have faced and decisions they have made regarding the care of an aging parent. Intended for caregivers who may be facing a similar set of problems, the film provides information on a variety of options caregivers may choose, including care for an aging parent in the home, nursing home care, adult day care, and services available to older people who want to maintain an independent life style. The emotional burden of care giving is acknowledged as well, and the film suggests the importance of the family network and caregiver support groups as means of easing that burden.  Directed by James Vanden Bosch, a Terra Nova Films production.
Disk 13: Films 67-68Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 67: Barrier-Free Washroom Facilities: A Panel Discussion, ca. 1975Add to your cart.
A panel discussion featuring Peter Lassen, Ronald L. Mace, Timothy Nugent, Richard J. Reilly, and Richard C. Wooten in which they discuss barriers in washroom facilities, including doors, sink height and depth, towel dispensers, and soap dispensers.  Viewers are reminded that universal standards benefit all users since they enhance access for everyone.  A public service presentation of the Bradley Corporation.  Color, sound.  36:33 running time.
Item 2: Film 68: Specific Learning Disabilities: Remedial Programming, 1975Add to your cart.
Produced and distributed by Davidson Films, Inc. for MHC Films, San Francisco, this film illustrates how to plan an educational program based on an understanding of a child's unique learning patterns.  One-on-one teaching situations and classroom examples reveal how to employ the techniques discussed.  Color, sound.  31:35 running time.
Disk 14: Films 69-70Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 69: Specific Learning Disabilities: Evaluation, 1975Add to your cart.
Produced and distributed by Davidson Films, Inc. for MHC Films, San Francisco.  Two children with learning disabilities, Alonzo and Karen, are followed through a series of evaluative tasks to determine their learning strengths and weaknesses.  Offers viewers a practical understanding of evaluative techniques for identifying learning disabilities and instructs how to create an educational program that meets a child's needs.  Color, sound.  27:44 running time.
Item 2: Film 70: NWBA Championship Game, 1973Add to your cart.
Footage from the championship game (final 10 minutes 35 seconds) of the 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Huff Gym in Champaign, Il in 1973. The Indianapolis Mustangs bested the Long Beach Flying Wheels 52-50. Tom Jones provides play-by-play commentary and interviews Tim Nugent, retiring NWBA Commissioner; Bill Johnson, Long Beach coach; and Mustangs players Curtis Bell and Bill Foust. Color, sound. 43:00 running time. See film 71 for first half of game.
Disk 15: Film 71: NWBA Championship Game, 1973Add to your cart.
Footage from the championship game of the 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Huff Gym in Champaign, Il in 1973. The Indianapolis Mustangs bested the Long Beach Flying Wheels 52-50. Tom Jones provides play-by-play commentary and Tim Nugent, retiring NWBA Commissioner, provides color commentary. Color, sound, 61:41 running time. For the final 10:35 seconds of play and post-game interviews, see film 70, 72, and 73.
Disk 16: Film 72: NWBA Championship Game, 1973Add to your cart.
Footage from the championship game (final 10 minutes 35 seconds) of the 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Huff Gym in Champaign, Il in 1973. The Indianapolis Mustangs bested the Long Beach Flying Wheels 52-50. Tom Jones provides play-by-play commentary and interviews Tim Nugent, retiring NWBA Commissioner; Bill Johnson, Long Beach coach; and Mustangs players Curtis Bell and Bill Foust. Color, sound. 43:24 running time. See film 71 for first half of game and film 70 and 73 for a copy of this footage.
Disk 17: Film 73: NWBA Championship Game, 1973Add to your cart.
Footage from the championship game (final 10 minutes 35 seconds) of the 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Huff Gym in Champaign, Il in 1973. The Indianapolis Mustangs bested the Long Beach Flying Wheels 52-50. Tom Jones provides play-by-play commentary and interviews Tim Nugent, retiring NWBA Commissioner; Bill Johnson, Long Beach coach; and Mustangs players Curtis Bell and Bill Foust. Color, sound. 42:58 running time. See film 71 for first half of game and film 70 and 72 for a copy of this footage.
Disk 18: Film 74: NWBA Championship Game, 1973Add to your cart.
Footage from the championship game of the 25th National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held in Huff Gym in Champaign, Il in 1973. The Indianapolis Mustangs bested the Long Beach Flying Wheels 52-50. Tom Jones provides play-by-play commentary and Tim Nugent, retiring NWBA Commissioner, provides color commentary. Color, sound, 61:31 running time. For the final 10:35 seconds of play and post-game interviews, see film 70, 72, and 73. This footage same as film 71.
Disk 19: Film 75-79Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 75: Cat with Mobility Issues, 1959Add to your cart.
Footage of cat with post-op hind leg mobility issues. Labeled, "Kitten no. 525. Cord Transection and M.P. - OP. 9 Dec. 1958. M.P. removed -- 17 Feb. 1959. Film 3 March 1959." Color, no sound. 1:46 running length. Compare with film 64b.
Item 2: Film 76a, 1959Add to your cart.
Footage of two cats with mobility issues post-surgery. Footage reads "460 C-AG-0-0 Nov. 10, 1958. M.F. OFF Feb. 5, 1959." Recorded on May 21, 1959. Footage reads "466 C-AG-0-0 Nov. 12, 1958. M.F. OFF Apr. 23, 1959." Recorded on May 21, 1959. Color, no sound. 1:57 running time.  Note: Oak Street film 76.
Item 3: Film 76b, 1959Add to your cart.
Footage of title card regarding film of cat with post-op hind leg mobility issues. Labeled, "Kitten no. 525. Cord Transection and M.P. - OP. 9 Dec. 1958. M.P. removed -- 17 Feb. 1959. Film 3 March 1959." Color, no sound. 24 seconds running length. Compare with film 64b and 75.  Note: Oak Street film 90.
Item 4: Film 77Add to your cart.
Unlabeled footage of two women with neurological disabilities that manifested in hand tremors thus making daily living tasks a challenge. The subjects are engaged in tasks such as catching balls, drinking from cups with and without a straw and walking with and without aids to show the ways in which activities can be modified. Color, no sound. 3:52 running length.
Item 5: Film 78, 1969Add to your cart.
Part I of DSO Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour (incomplete). Also includes home movie footage of their flight to and from Seattle and their sightseeing in Honolulu and at a sea life park. Students depicted include Kim Pollock, Tom Brown, and Rich Feltes in departure scene and Stan Labanowich in other footage. Color, no sound. 30:23 running length. Compare with film 80. Note that a rear entry portable ramp was used to enable wheelchair athletes access to bus transportation.
Item 6: Film 79, 1969Add to your cart.
Part II of DSO Gizz Kids Tour of Hawaii, including sightseeing footage from the sea life park, the beach, and an intrasquad exhibition basketball game. Color, no sound. 22:34 running length. Compare with film 81.
Disk 20: Films 80-85Add to your cart.
Item 1: Film 80: Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour, 1969Add to your cart.
Part I of Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour. Color, no sound. 28:57 running length. Compare with film 78.
Item 2: Film 81: Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour, 1969Add to your cart.
Part II of Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour. Color, no sound. 22:01 running length. Compare with film 79.
Item 3: Film 82, 1969Add to your cart.
DSO Gizz Kids Hawaii Tour, including visit to Whalers Cove. Color, no sound. 3:43 running length.
Item 4: Film 83: Wheelchair and Bus ModificationsAdd to your cart.
Footage of a Veterans Administration Hospital bus from Bronx, NY that had been modified with a lift gate so that individuals in wheelchairs could easily and comfortably ascend and descend. Also includes footage from DRES wheelchair repair room 78 where an individual tests out different kinds of wheelchair modifications (e.g., hand controls). Color, no sound. 3:31 running length.
Item 5: Film 84: Bus ModificationsAdd to your cart.
Footage of a Veterans Administration Hospital bus from Bronx, NY that had been modified with a lifting gate so that individuals in wheelchairs could easily and comfortably ascend and descend. Color, no sound. 3:29 running length. Compare with film 83.
Item 6: Film 85: Wheelchair basketballAdd to your cart.
Male athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs play basketball. Illinois is playing in second game in footage. Note the modern key on the basketball court. Black and white, no sound. Very grainy, poor quality film. 4:29 running time.
Disk 21: Film 86: General scenes of UI campus life for students with disabilities, 1949Add to your cart.
General scenes of UI campus life for students with disabilities, including students in wheelchairs navigating campus, wheelchair skill demonstrations, and students participating in square dancing, swimming, bowling, basketball, and football. Also includes footage from a Illinois Union Coffeehouse display of leg and foot braces and an exhibit from the Illinois Association for the Crippled, Inc., whose goal was to promote opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. Students depicted in film include Jack Chase dissecting a frog, Harold Sharper bowling, and Jack Chase playing basketball. Black and white, no sound. 43:29 running length.  Note: Oak Street film 86 is original print; Oak Street film 91 is a new negative; Oak Street film 92 is a new print.
Disk 22: Film 95: Ramping Up: The Fight for Access, 2008Add to your cart.
Ramping Up: The Fight for Access is the promotional video for a larger documentary concerned with mapping early innovations as well as seeking to document what is still needed to expand post-secondary access and opportunities for persons with physical disabilities. This brief film provides an overview of the history of the functional training program of the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services under director Tim Nugent on the campus of the University of Illinois.To provide opportunities for students with disabilities, campus structures and buildings were changed and a transportation system was developed. Nugent, who was also very active in promoting wheelchair athletics, stresses that association between the able-bodied and persons with disabilities is the key to promoting mutual understanding, cooperation, and opportunities for all.

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