Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives Treasures: Chevon Hendzel


As a founding member of the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium, the Heinz History Center has had an unparalleled opportunity to learn about and preserve local disability history. Chief among the lessons learned is the importance of preserving historic records that reflect the voices of individuals with disabilities themselves. This embodies the oft-repeated adage in their fight for civil rights: “nothing about us without us.”

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