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Happy Poverty, or The Story of Poor Blind Ellen
This poor creature, who died the first of December 1808, was blind from her sixth year, and she had to maintain herself from very early life, which she was able to do without any assistance from the parish....
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Title: Happy Poverty, or The Story of Poor Blind Ellen
Creator: n/a
Date: 1817
Format: Pamphlet
Publisher: Hartford Evangelical Tract Society
Source: American Antiquarian Society
Control no.: Early American Imprints, 2nd Series, no.40993
Location: pp.1-4
Keywords: Advocacy; Aging; Blind; Care Givers; Death; Economics; Employment; England; Food; Labor; Media; Moral Literature; Physical Disability; Poverty; Religion; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Women & Gender; Work
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy