Perkins Archives Blog
November 5, 2013
Article from The Boston Globe discussing the dismantling of the old Perkins Institution in South Boston.
November 1, 2013
Complaint about the Privy, From the Female Students to Dr. Howe, 1851
October 29, 2013
A flyer for a concert at Perkins in 1868.
September 30, 2013
Take a look at famous Laura Bridgman Artifacts before and after.
September 9, 2013
The Change Ringing Bells at Perkins School for the Blind.
August 23, 2013
Transcription of an entry showing Anne Sullivan's diagnosis when she was 15 years old.
August 13, 2013
Transcript of typed letter to Perkins from Charles Thurber.
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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