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25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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President George H. W. Bush Signs the Americans with Disabilities Act, 07/26/1990. National Archives ID: 6037489

Signed on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was the world's first comprehensive civil rights law for people with disabilities.

President George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. He was surrounded by Evan Kemp, Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Justin Dart, Chairman of the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities; Rev. Harold Wilke, and Swift Parrino, Chairperson, National Council on Disability. Image from the George Bush Presidential Library. National Archives ID: 6037489.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.