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The Manual Training Shop
Several of the boys in the manual training shop were employed making clothes-poles for their Watertown rooms, while many others were unusually ambitious in earning for themselves through caning and rush bottoming such chairs as our workshop for men could not undertake to finish on time. Some of our part-seeing boys were employed with pleasure and profit to themselves in making men for checkerboards, for which we have had a great sale, and in driving pins into quantities of interlocking dominoes....
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Title: The Manual Training Shop
From: Perkins Institution And Massachusetts School For The Blind, Eighty-First Annual Report Of The Trustees, 1916
Creator: n/a
Date: 1912
Format: Annual Report
Publisher: Wright & Potter, Boston
Source: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc., M. C. Migel Library
Location: vol.81, pp.19-20
Keywords: Blind; Boston, MA; Children; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; Watertown, MA; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations