Search Results for "oral history"

41 Results for oral history

Charlotte Cushman oral history

Charlotte Cushman came to Perkins in 1982 and has since worked as a teaching assistant, assistant houseparent, classroom teacher, consultant for Perkins International, and project manager. She also helped establish the Perkins Archives in 2011.

Paul Nadeau oral history

Paul Nadeau was a student at Perkins from 1952 to 1968. He was a member of the Radio Club at Perkins and enjoyed auto mechanics. After Perkins, he worked as a shipper in a machine shop for over 30 years.

Albert K. Gayzagian oral history

Albert K. Gayzagian (1926-2010) was a student at Perkins between 1931 and 1940. He later became the first former student and first person who is visually impaired to be appointed to the Perkins Board of Trustees in 1976.

Mary Youngblood Coffey oral history

Mary (Youngblood) Coffey came to Perkins in 1932. She would leave before graduating but returned and received a certificate in ediphone proficiency in 1949.

Kate Fraser oral history

Kate Fraser started her 45 years at Perkins in 1975. She worked as the department head in Home Personal Management Department, an Individual Living Specialist in the Community Services Program, and finally as a Science Teacher until her retirement in 2022.

Terry Melanson Dufault oral history

Terry (Melanson) Dufault attended Perkins in the 1940s. She would spend 40 years involved with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB).

Richard Chapman oral history

Richard Chapman attended Perkins for both lower and upper school and graduated with the class of 1964. After graduating college he taught then worked for the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.

Barbara Silvia Dustin oral history

Barbara (Silvia) Dustin attended Perkins from 1942 until she graduated in 1957. While at Perkins she was a Girl Scout, a member of Glee Club, and active in the Girls Athletic Association. She worked as an assembly worker in New Hampshire after graduation.

Helen Gerdes Raschi oral history

Helen (Gerdes) Raschi (1933-2013) was a student at Perkins from 1945 until 1951. At Perkins, she was a member of the Glee Club and had fond memories of Anagnos Day, Christmas celebrations, and field trips. She married fellow Perkins alum Eugene Raschi in 1952.