Welcome to the Documenting Disability History website! The goal of the project is to collect the stories of the activists, community members, and people with disabilities in Nevada County, California who have helped to shape the Disability Rights and Independent Living movements from the 1970s through today.

Interviews

Read or download full transcripts and listen to audio excerpts from the oral history interviews.

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Exhibit

Check out the Independent Voices exhibit to learn more about disability rights in Nevada County.

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About

Learn more about the people and organizations involved in making this project possible.

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Patient No More

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of attending the opening reception of the Patient No More exhibit at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, CA. The exhibit spotlights the April 1977 occupation of the San Francisco Health Education and Welfare building by disability rights advocates and supporters who were there to demand that HEW Secretary […]

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