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Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life

Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life

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Title:
Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life
Description:
Four students (probably from Perkins) sit in chairs wearing costumes as part of a reenactment of Laura Bridgman's life for the 100th Anniversary of Bridgman's arrival at Perkins. The boy at left wears overalls, a bandanna, and a false beard, in the middle is a boy in a top hat, white beard, suit and pipe holding the hand of a girl who is likely acting as Laura Bridgman. On the right a girl in a white dress and cap rocks a baby doll. The Characters are probably Dr. Howe and Laura Bridgman's parents.
Date:
1937
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Centenary Ceremony, 1937
Subjects:
Blind
Deafblind people
People with disabilities
Special education
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
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
Contact host institution for more information.
Accession #:
AG59-012-0006