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First page of "I Want to Thank You with My Eyes." Photograph of a baby above title.
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Title: Thank You With My Eyes
Original caption: (Based on a recent case.)

I Want to Thank You with My Eyes.

I'm a May-Day baby (1919), so you see I can't talk yet, but I want the "thank you" which I feel to reach you through the brightness of my eyes which you saved from blindness. It happened this way: Father and Mother have always been pretty poor, and I guess they didn't go to school very much or learn anything about how to keep well and strong. Then, although I don't like to believe it, I am pretty sure they didn't care very much about having me come into the world. They lived in a poor section of New York before my arrival, and every once in a while a kind nurse came to visit mother, urging her to go to a maternity center so that she might learn how to take care of herself and me. Mother did go once
Creator: n/a
Date: April 1919
Format: Pamphlet
Publication: The New Letter
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Location: p.1
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Family; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Institutions; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; New York; New York City, NY; Nursing; Poverty; Prevention; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Reproduction; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
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Objects From This Artifact:
- I Want To Thank You (doc)
- Thank You With My Eyes (still)