Elizabeth W. Bauer Papers
The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Elizabeth W. Bauer manuscript collection held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.
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Abstract: Elizabeth W. Bauer (1937-) was a disability rights activist who served many years defending the rights of the disabled within Michigan, across the country, and internationally. She also served an eight year term on Michigan’s State Board of Education. This collection contains materials relating to different disability rights issues—such as deinstitutionalization, community placement, euthanasia, sterilization, and disability legislation—as well as papers regarding the many organizations through which Bauer enacted her work.
Copyright has been transferred to the Regents of the University of Michigan.