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Boy's Department Athletic Team

Boy's Department Athletic Team

Item Information

Title:
Boy's Department Athletic Team
Description:
Group photograph of the athletic team from the Boys’ Department at the Perkins Institution, South Boston campus. This Perkins team participated in the First Outdoor Contest of the National Athletic Association of Schools for the Blind, held on May 16, 1908. The events included shot-put, standing broad jump, standing high jump, three standing jumps, running broad jump, fifty-yard dash, football throw, fifty-yard three legged race and fifty-yard sack race.
Name on Item:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Date:
1908
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
sepia tone photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Physical Education at Perkins
Series:
Team Sports
Subjects:
Blind
Physical education for children with disabilities
Playgrounds
Team sports
Perkins School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Extent:
1 photograph
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
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Notes:
Top row: Mr. Witham, John Jordan, Leon Gibson, William Carragher, Clarence Hamlett, William Holbrook, Mr. Wright (physical education director). Middle row: John Wetherell, Francesco Gerardi, Frederick Viggers, Edward Ray, James Morang, Chester Cameron. Bottom row: Louis Dodge, Roy Clonkia, John Fitzpatrick, Joseph Boutin, Matthew Mahoney, James Cunningham.
Accession #:
AG147-120