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Education of the Blind
Samuel Gridley Howe
1917 Halifax Explosion Spurred Outreach from Perkins School for the Blind Alumni
December 5, 2017
A letter from Perkins Alumni Association members offering support to those who lost their vision following the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
My Introduction to Archival Practice in the Perkins Archives
December 4, 2017
Blog post about Perkins Archives internship by Simmons College graduate student Ashley Williams.
Perkins' historic connection to the Boston Common Christmas tree
November 30, 2017
Annual gift from Nova Scotia honors Halifax Explosion relief efforts by Perkins and other local institutions.
A pond for study and fun
September 21, 2017
Since 1912, students have enjoyed ice skating, rowing and learning about the Perkins Pond’s wildlife and ecosystem.
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.