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Hand Weaving
Rag carpet weaving has been carried on by the blind for many years. Hand weaving, such as is being done in the various Arts and Crafts centers, as an industry for the blind was first undertaken by the Massachusetts Association for the Blind in 1904. As agent of the Association I was endeavoring, among other things, to find some new collective industries for the blind. With the opening of the twentieth century a decided awakening in favor of hand-wrought articles has made itself manifest, as is evidenced by the formation of Arts and Crafts societies throughout the country. Hand-woven fabrics are encouraged by these societies...
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Title: Hand Weaving
Creator: Charles Campbell (author)
Date: April 1908
Format: Article
Publication: The Outlook for the Blind
Source: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc., M. C. Migel Library
Location: vol. 2, no.1, pp.17-20
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Charles Campbell; Cleveland, OH; Educational Institutions; Employment; Government Agencies; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Commission For The Blind; Ohio; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Vocational Rehabilitation; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy