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Education of the Blind
Samuel Gridley Howe
55 Years at Perkins: Julian H. Mabey's Story
September 20, 2017
Story and information about Julian H. Mabey, who worked at Perkins School for the Blind as a teacher for 55 years between 1893 and 1944.
A century of horticulture skills
July 21, 2017
Perkins students have learned vocational skills, as well as sensory exploration, through horticulture for more than a century.
Learning by Doing at the Perkins Archives
July 18, 2017
The story of a Perkins Archives intern who processed the ephemera collection.
Quotes for life from Helen Keller
June 27, 2017
As we celebrate Perkins' most famous student's birthday today, let's take a look back at her words of wisdom.
How Helen Keller Celebrated Her Birthday
June 26, 2017
What we can learn about how Helen Keller celebrated her birthday from journals kept by Nella Braddy Henney.
Run, jump, play, compete
May 30, 2017
Perkins has always been a leader in encouraging students who are blind to participate in sports and athletics.
Five famous figures you never knew had a connection to Perkins
May 23, 2017
What do a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, a female aviation pioneer and an iconic author have in common?
The touching tale of Tommy Stringer
May 11, 2017
When she was just 10 years old, Helen Keller launched a fundraising drive to help a poor boy who was deafblind come to Perkins.
My Time in the Perkins Archives
May 2, 2017
A Perkins Archives intern's experience processing the the Printed Ephemera collection, and the Blindness in Popular Fiction and Nonfiction collection.
Helen Keller, Shakespeare skeptic
April 25, 2017
Keller was never afraid to take unpopular positions, as she did when she argued that William Shakespeare didn't write his plays