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Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971)

Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971)
Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971) was Director of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and co-winner of the Lasker Award in 1960 with Paul Wilson Brand (1914-2003), a missionary surgeon in Velore, and Gudmund Harlem, Norwegian Royal Minister of Health and Social Affairs. Switzer was known for her work on the 1954 Vocational Rehabilitation Act, which expanded services for people with disabilities
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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Vocational rehabilitation, Women scientists
Switzer, Mary Elizabeth 1900-, United States Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare
Black-and-white photographs
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0979]
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Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971), Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0979].

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