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504 T-shirt, worn by Kitty Cone, 1977

504 unchanged t-shirt disability history america

The 504 occupation of a federal building galvanized people and created a strong sense of purpose and pride. Kitty Cone made this hand-drawn T-shirt of a person in a wheelchair and the words “504 Unchanged, SF, DC” while inside. The protests drew national attention and on April 28, 1977, the government finally released the regulations