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Interesting Petition By Some Blind People
They ask for State aid, but not in the form of charity, and point out that in their special trades -- making mattresses and cane seats for chairs -- they have to compete with prison labor....
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Title: Interesting Petition By Some Blind People
Creator: n/a
Date: March 20, 1886
Format: Article
Publication: Boston Beacon
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Blind; Charity; Economics; Employment; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Legislation; Massachusetts; Perkins School For The Blind; Poverty; Prison; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: From Perkins School for the Blind Bound Clippings: Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1886-1906