Audio Description Track

In consultation with and some writing by the Longmore Institute, our audio description was done by an accessible media company called AudioEyes, which relies on professionals with disabilities who know "both sides" of this business and that has blind professionals review every description. You can access the exhibit audio description, including navigation cues, using your mobile device and the links below. Audio players containing these tracks are available for you to borrow at each traveling exhibit location. For the traveling exhibit's audio description track, click here.

You can stream the files via soundcloud by following the links below, or click here to download the mp3 files.

  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • About the Longmore Institute
  • Rehabilitation Act
  • Getting the Word Out
  • Getting the Word Out: Cesar Chavez, President of United farm Workers of America
  • Getting the Word Out: A press release from day two of the sit-in: the hunger strike begins, community support grows, and a vigil begins outside.
  • Getting the Word Out: An early letter of support from the Black Panther Party
  • Getting the Word Out: A press release from day five of the occupation lists the ‘widening endorsements’ still flowing in, including many HEW employees and Governor Jerry Brown.
  • Getting the Word Out: Letter of Support from AFGE Local # 3159, a union of employees at the San Francisco regional office of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • Getting the Word Out: A press release outlines George Miller’s visit and support
  • Getting the Word Out: A list of representatives from religious and faith organizations supporting the sit-in and calling for the Section 504 regulations to be signed immediately.
  • Getting the Word Out: A letter from State Senator Milton Marks to Joseph Maldonado, Regional Director of Health, Education, and Welfare, requests more access and telephone lines.
  • Getting the Word Out: 504 Emergency Coalition press release describes a visit by Senator Julian Bond, and lists new support from politicians and organizations.
  • Getting the Word Out: A press release issued after the hearing on day eleven urges protesters outside the building to continue their support.
  • Getting the Word Out: Using tough anti-discrimination language, Senator Alan Cranston insists Secretary Califano sign the Section 504 regulations unchanged. Page two of Cranston’s letter warns against creating too much red tape.
  • Calendar
  • Food for Change
  • Exhibit Poster
  • 504 Today