1) In The New Disability History: John Williams-Searle, “Cold Charity: Manhood, Brotherhood, and the Transformation of Disability, 1870-1900,” pp. 157-186
2) In Why I Burned My Book: Paul K. Longmore and David Goldberger, “The League of the Physically Handicapped and the Great Depression: A Case Study in the New Disability History,” pp. 53-101
Answer one of the following questions:
1) Drawing on do you think employers turned against workers with disabilities during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? Your answer should draw on both Longmore and Williams-Searle.
2) Alternatively, you can summarize in several sentences (or possibly a short paragraph each) your “muddiest point(s)” in Williams-Searle and Longmore.