Disability History

National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution | Aug 4, 2021

The Disability History hub gathers together exhibitions, collections, and blogs at the National Museum of American History that focus on the history of people who are different, atypical, non-normative, or diverse, and consequently tagged as disabled or impaired, in the story of America. Disability History features 8 exhibitions, 26 blogs, and various material objects on disability history in the United States.

Tags: North America United States Exhibit Museum Collections Primary Sources Readings African American Book & Media Cultural Disability Economic Human Rights & Violations Intellectual Latinx Legal Material Culture Medicine, Science, & Technology Military Political Public Social Sports State & Local (US) Teaching Methods Visual Culture Women, Gender, & Sexuality 1800-1900 1900-1945 1945-Present


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