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To Aid Our Blind Also
The aid to the blinded soldiers should consist of supporting them at a school where they could learn trades. There would also be workshops and an exchange for the sale of their products. Seated in a room of the fund yesterday was Sergeant Major George Middleness of the British Army, who was blinded at Gallipoli. He was busy knitting on a frame handbags for women, of which he can make several a day. Miss Keller showed great interest in his work....
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Title: To Aid Our Blind Also
Creator: n/a
Date: June 23, 1916
Format: Article
Publication: The New York Times
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.14
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; England; France; Fundraising; Helen Keller; Injuries; Institutions; International Relations; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Mexico; Military; Permanent Blind War Relief Fund; Philanthropy; Rehabilitation; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Work; Soldiers; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Vocational Rehabilitation; War; Work; WWI
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy