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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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Before she was known as the national expert on preschool education for children who are blind, Polly Moor worked with the Summer Institute at Perkins.
Helen Keller was born in 1880, just over 50 years after Louis Braille published his eponymous writing system.
Helen Keller was very well read. Reading was one of her few pleasures. She fought for braille to be standardized.