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The Hayes Research Library is a resource for researchers, the Perkins community, professionals, parents and the public.
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The Perkins Archives include collections related to the history of Perkins and the education of the blind and deafblind.
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Filmmaker Laurie Block uses the deafblind icon's life to show how attitudes toward people with disabilities have evolved over the last century.
Before the existence of digital photo editing tools, analog enhancements were made to prepare photographs for use in publications.
A look back at the deafblind icon’s relationships with seven U.S. presidents.
The Perkins Museum works in partnership with the Hayes Research Library and Perkins Archives to preserve the history of Perkins and blindness education and share it with the world.
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