The Recreation and Athletics subject file illustrates the ways in which DRES and its students used sport to build skills and respect within the University and state. We have digitized a small number of items shedding light on the growth of sports programs.
The NWBA Newsletters provide an excellent method to track the development of wheelchair basketball from its development in the late 1940s at the University of Illinois. The record series in which these materials are held offers similar documentation for other allied organizations.
Digitized Records from the Gizz Kids/Ms. Kids File include administrative correspondence and promptional materials, illustrating ways in which the teams' actiities built confidence and promoted better undrestanding of people with disabilities.