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Archives Management Internship: Processing the Helen Keller Embossed Book Collection
July 21, 2015
One of the best parts of this project was getting to learn more about Helen Keller through what she read.
Laura Bridgman: A Collection Revisited
June 29, 2015
In 1837, Laura Bridgman (1829 –1889), at almost eight years old, became a student at the Perkins Institution (now Perkins School for the Blind).
New Perkins documentary available online
June 26, 2015
Canadian documentary puts the spotlight on Perkins School for the Blind, from Helen Keller to the modern day.
1902: Fenway Court Music Room acoustics tested by Perkins Students. Pandemonium ensues after student galoshes moved during concert!
June 3, 2015
One hundred students of Perkins Institute invited to sing in the Famous Music Room at the Isabella Steward Gardner Museum.
Acid-transfer-grams: when aging photographs duplicate themselves
April 17, 2015
A clear copy of the images transferred to the opposite page of the book through a damaging process called acid migration or acid transfer.
How the evolution of the brailler expanded braille literacy
April 6, 2015
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Celebrating Perkins' anniversary (and remembering the world's most amazing cake)
March 2, 2015
On March 2, Perkins celebrates the day it was chartered as a school for the blind.
Analog Enhancements: Photo Editing in the Pre-Digital Age
February 27, 2015
The photograph collection that highlight tools and tricks seldom used in the digital age.
Perkins' long history of promoting blindness education
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
Seven fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Helen Keller
February 9, 2015
Helen Keller was world-famous as an author and activist. But did you know she had a secret love interest?