Library Collections: Visual Still: Item Description
Visual Still Information
|Original caption:||"A New Style Vehicle Comes to Warm Springs."|
Property of Louis McCalley of Middletown, Ohio, now occupying the Amory Cottage. It rides easily at seven miles an hour; in low gear travels at three miles an hour. Runs fifteen miles without recharging. Lever acts as steering wheel, chair can travel in reverse and has brake action. Cost about $250.
|Publication:||The Polio Chronicle|
|Source:||Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation Archives|
|Keywords:||Assistive Technology; Disease; Economics; Health & Medicine; Inventions; Physical Disability; Polio; Powerchair; Rehabilitation; Self Help; Technology & Equipment; Transportation; Wheelchair|
|Funding Support Provided By:||NEC Foundation of America|