Perkins Archives Blog
August 7, 2013
Printed in 1786, Essai Sur L'Education des Aveugles, by Valentin Haüy is the first embossed book printed for use by the blind. Perkins has two copies.
August 2, 2013
Dennis Alvin Reardon was sent to the Perkins Institution in 1855 when he was 8 years old, an orphan, and homeless.
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