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Letters and Journals of Samuel Gridley Howe
It is to Dr. Howe more than to any other one man that Massachusetts owes what is best in her charitable system....
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Title: Letters and Journals of Samuel Gridley Howe
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Date: 1909
Format: Book
Publisher: Dana Estes & Company, Boston
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.2, chap.1, 2, 6; pp.11-50, 51-95, 200-222
Keywords: Advocacy; Asylums; Biography; Blind; Boston, MA; Ceremonies; Charity; Charles Dickens; Children; Cognitive Disability; Deaf-blind; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Hervey B. Wilbur; Horace Mann; Idiocy; Insanity; Institutions; Labor; Laura Bridgman; Massachusetts; Perkins School For The Blind; Psychiatric Disability; Public Welfare; Religion; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; W.E. Fernald
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Laura E. Richards (1850-1943) was the daughter of Julia Ward Howe and Samuel Gridley Howe. She compiled some of her fathers papers from the nineteenth century, commented on excerpts, and published this volume in 1909. The passages contained here were written between 1831 and 1858.

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