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Leonard Dowdy and Gloria Shepman

Leonard Dowdy and Gloria Shepman

Item Information

Title:
Leonard Dowdy and Gloria Shepman
Description:
Leonard Dowdy and Gloria Shepman sitting on a stone wall outside at Perkins School for the Blind. They are using the Tadoma method to communicate, whereby each of them places the thumb on the speaker's lips, a finger on the jaw, and fingers on the vocal chords to feel the vibrations.
Date:
[ca. 1948]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Students with Deafblindness at the Perkins School for the Blind
Subjects:
Blind
Deafblind people
People with disabilities
Special education
Teachers of deafblind people
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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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Accession #:
587-14-20