Eight men and women are gathered on a ramp. Several of the people use wheelchairs.

Eight men and women are gathered on a ramp. Several of the people use wheelchairs.

Employees of Paraquad, a St. Louis organization devoted to promoting independent living, gather outside of their office in January 1984 for this cover shoot for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Courtesy Of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In their own words

Those with disabilities share their personal stories.

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Opening more
than doors

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Missouri History Museum exhibition

Americans with Disabilities Act: 20 Years Later.
June 26, 2010
to Jan 8, 2012

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