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The Adult Blind Of Massachusetts: A Call To A Pressing Duty
By the very purpose and clearly defined terms of its charter, the Perkins Institution must restrict its activities almost entirely to the educating and training of sightless boys and girls who are not yet nineteen years old. To ask it to give attention to the problem of assisting and industrially instructing the adult blind of Massachusetts is to ask it to turn aside from the one specific task it has set itself, and for the accomplishment of which it has made itself so thoroughly efficient.

Others must take up this latter work...
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Title: The Adult Blind Of Massachusetts: A Call To A Pressing Duty
Creator: Francis H. Rowley (author)
Date: February 26, 1903
Format: Article
Publication: Boston Transcript
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Almshouses; Blind; Boston, MA; Census; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Government; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Michael Anagnos; Perkins School For The Blind; Policy; Poverty; Religion; Samuel Gridley Howe; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Statistics; Vocational Rehabilitation; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: From Perkins School for the Blind Bound Clippings: Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1886-1906