Perkins Archives Blog
October 8, 2019
Learn about some possible topics for 2019-2020 National History Day projects focusing on this year's theme: Breaking Barriers.
September 20, 2019
The Deafblind Circus, put on by students and staff in the Deaflbind Program at Perkins, was filmed and is now part of Perkins Film Collection.
August 9, 2019
In her letters to Helen Keller during the summer of 1959, Nella Braddy Henney included updates about a particularly persistent raccoon family.
July 25, 2019
What have been our most popular posts?
June 18, 2019
Play had an important role in a Perkins education since it's inception.
May 10, 2019
Mary Grace Knap Burtt was a Perkins student and teacher, but she also opened a school of her own in China for girls who were blind.
April 17, 2019
Almost three years ago the Perkins Archives was approached with an idea of using 3-D printing technology to create an exhibit.
March 14, 2019
Polly Thomson spent 46 years as Helen Keller's companion and interpreter but is relatively unknown. Who was she? And how did she get the job?
February 25, 2019
A guest blog post about how Perkins students contributed to the World War II relief efforts.
February 7, 2019
Filmmaker Robert M. Campbell's award-winning films shared the stories of Perkins students, staff, and alumni as part of a 1960s public education effort.