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Letter to Helene Wohlgemuth from Mrs. Davis voicing her disagreement with the actions that secretary Wohlgemuth took at Polk, specifically the dismissal of Dr. James McClelland.

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Letter of support to Helene Wohlgemuth from a custodian at the Meadowside unit of Polk State School and Hospital. Macre thanks Secretary Wohlgemuth on a "Job well started" at Polk, and believes that the administration should be forced to stay in…

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Residential Care Committee meeting on the proposed 9200 regulations for residential service facilities.

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Letter from a former Polk employee comparing the dismissal of Dr. James McClelland to the biblical story of Naboth, who was brought down by a false plot against him

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Letter from A.T. McClure, on behalf of the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce, expressing the opinion that the dismissal of Dr. McClelland was unjustified and hasty.

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News article on Halderman v Pennhurst and Helen O'Bannon's criticism of the case.

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Press Release defending PARC President Patricia Clapp against criticism over her role in helping to remove Superintendent Dr. McClelland from Polk State School.

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Press release by ACC PARC giving details of the fire at Cresson State School in February 1973.

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Informational handout by ACC PARC. Includes quotes from DPW officials and governors and facts about lack of programming and non-institutional residential facilities.

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Minutes of ACC PARC meeting on state schools and hospitals and interim care.

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