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Guide to the Hale Zukas Papers, 1971-1998
BANC MSS 99/150 c  
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Description
Consists of materials reflecting Zukas's leading role as a founder and activist for the disability rights and independent living movements. The collection includes his papers from the Center for Independent Living, the Disabled Students Program at U.C. Berkeley and other organizations in which he was active, as well as records documenting his advocacy work, and a very small amount of personalia
Background
Hale J. Zukas was born on May 31, 1943 in Los Angeles, California. While attending UC Berkeley in the mid-1960s, he joined the Rolling Quads, a group of severely disabled students in the Cowell Residence Program who had organized themselves to advocate for the rights of students with disabilities. Zukas became one of the founders of the Physically Disabled Students Program (PDSP) on the Berkeley campus, and in 1971, he graduated with a B.A. in mathematics.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box Linear feet: 3.1 94 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.