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Design drawing of a clutch and brake mechanism.
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Title: Richard McFeeley's Controls
From: "Home, Franklin"
Original caption: The ratchet is lifted by squeezing the handle, pushes in the clutch without using the brake. Otherwise, this hand control control is the same as any other.
Left Side View
Back View
Right Side View
Clutch Drag Link
Brake Drag Link
Back View of Operating Lever
Clutch Drag Link
Ratchet Rod
1st Position
2nd Position
Brake Drag Link
Richard McFeeley uses a control like this to apply clutch alone or clutch and brake together.
Creator:  Architectural and Mechanical Hints Group (authors)
Date: October 1933
Format: Illustration
Publication: The Polio Chronicle
Source: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation Archives
Location: p.4
Keywords: Accessibility; Assistive Technology; Automobile; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Georgia; Government; Hand Controls; Health & Medicine; Institutions; Inventions; Physical Disability; Polio; Politics; Rehabilitation; Self Help; Technology & Equipment; Transportation; Warm Springs Foundation
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Physical Environment; Science, Health & Technology
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America

Objects From This Artifact:
- "Home, Franklin" (doc)
- Arthur Carpenter's Controls (still)
- Dr. DelMarcelle's Controls (still)
- Installation Of Dr. DelMarcelle's Car (still)
- Richard McFeeley's Controls (still)
- Roosevelt At The Wheel (still)