History of blindness education

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A black and white portrait of Dr. Edward E. Allen. He stands, wearing a white shirt and striped tie under a very dark suit and vest. Allen's hands are in his coat pockets. He has a greying beard and stares at the camera. There is a blurry diamond-shaped pattern in the background. Circa 1910.
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Centenary Address by Dr. Edward E. Allen

View of Girl's Close residential cottages with walkway lined with brick buildings on both sides with the Howe Building Tower behind.
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The Perkins Bells: Sounds and history

Perkins founding director, Samuel Gridley Howe, a white man, in two-thirds view. Howe is 30 years old. He is wearing a black coat and a white shirt with a high, straight collar that extends above a black scarf cravat around his neck. Howe’s dark hair is styled upwards and he wears long sideburns, both popular mens’ hairstyles in the 1830s.
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Samuel Gridley Howe

Studio portrait of Gazella Bennett, circa 1895.
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Gazella Bennett

Michael Anagnos
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Michael Anagnos

Tile collage of Dorothy Ingersoll, Rhoda Pill, and Eleanor Thayer
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Dorothy Ingersoll, Rhoda Pill, and Eleanor Thayer oral history

Seated three-quarter portrait of Charles Frederick Fraser. Fraser has thick mutton-chop sideburns and wears a long coat and patterned cravat.
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Charles Frederick Fraser

Title page of a book printed in Boston Line Type, an embossed Roman alphabet for use by the blind, titled "The Blind Child's Second Book".
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National History Day 2023 in the Perkins Archives

Claude Ellis
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Running with Mr. Ellis

Examples of digitized materials on Flickr
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Digital collections on the Perkins Archives Flickr site

Pages from the 1888-1900 scrapbook on blindness.
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Digitized scrapbooks on blindness

Pages from the 1899-1903 Kindergarten scrapbook.
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Digitized Perkins Kindergarten scrapbooks