The award-winning exhibit, “From Institutions to Independence: A History of People with Disabilities in Northwest Ohio” is now available for viewing online. This 2008-2009 exhibit explored the local history of persons with disabilities and the organizations that were formed to serve them.
The exhibit and related events won several awards for both the quality of the scholarship and the educational content of the work. Among its awards were:
- 2009 Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award from the Society of American Archivists
- 2008-2009 Edith Rathbun Outreach and Engagement Excellence Award
- 2008 Community Access Award from the Ability Center of Greater Toledo
- 2008 Ohio Public Images Award of Merit, Special Event from the Public Images Network