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
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.
Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box
Linear feet: 3.1
94 digital objects
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