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Aiding The Adult Blind
The bill provides for the appointment of a board of five members, to serve without compensation. Its duties shall be: To prepare and maintain a complete register of the adult blind in the state, which shall describe their condition, cause of blindness, and capacity for educational or industrial training; to establish a bureau of industrial aid to assist the blind in finding employment, in developing home industry, and by furnishing materials and tools for work at a limited cost in each case, and to establish agencies for the marketing of products; to develop the field work by promoting visits to the aged and helpless in their homes, and by facilitating the circulation, of books; to establish, with the consent of the Governor and council, one or more shop schools, and equip and maintain them, paying suitable wages and establishing agencies for the disposal of the product....
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Title: Aiding The Adult Blind
Creator: n/a
Date: February 4, 1904
Format: Article
Publication: Boston Herald
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Aging; Agnes Irwin; Blind; Economics; Edward M. Hartwell; Employment; Government; Government Agencies; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Commission For The Blind; Poverty; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Vocational Rehabilitation; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations
Note: From Perkins School for the Blind Bound Clippings: Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1886-1906