31 results found for: subject:"Blind"

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1977

Let the blind lead the blind

New York (N.Y.) - Draft obituary for Ruth Johnson, a music teacher at the Lighthouse for the Blind, who challenged the organization for which she worked and, as a result, was threatened with being fired or committed to a mental institution.

Cynthia Miller Papers

1980

Henry, Diana Mara

Running machinery

A blind man runs machinery during vocational training at The Lighthouse. The photograph was taken as part of an assignment for the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1980

Henry, Diana Mara

Young man building shelves

A blind boy learns to build furniture during vocational training at The Lighthouse. The photograph was taken as part of an assignment for the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1980

Henry, Diana Mara

Man with machine

A blind man running machinery during vocational training at The Lighthouse. The photograph was taken as part of an assignment for the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1975 Mar.

Henry, Diana Mara

Dorothy Pirozzi at her job at the Lighthouse for the Blind

New York (New York) - Dorothy Pirozzi working as an esthetician at the Lighthouse for the Blind.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1973

Woman demonstrates using the optiscope enlarger

New York (N.Y.) - Three men look on as a woman uses an optiscope enlarger to make it easier to read text.

International Center for the Disabled Records

1973

Two men shaking hands in front of an optiscope enlarger

New York (N.Y.) - Two men shake hands in front of an optiscope enlarger. One holds a sign that says "Optiscope Enlarger: A new medical instrument for the legally blind and persons with low vision. A new motivational aid for learning."

International Center for the Disabled Records

1980 June 26

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to caption center

Somerville (Mass.) - Concerning two informational segments WGBH aired on the ABC Captioned News about a lawsuit filed by a deafness professional on differing educational methods for deaf students; the second story concerned a protest by the National Federation of the Blind against poor wages for blind people in sheltered workshops. Chamberlin asks for more information.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1922 May 29

Day, John M.

Letter from John M. Day to the editor of The Crisis

Jackson (Mich.) - Describes his interest in African American issues. Discusses the centrality of music to different groups of people and discusses his work in the Blind Boone Concert Company. Emphasizes the importance of looking to the future.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers