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Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life

Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life

Item Information

Title:
Reenactment of Laura Bridgman's Life
Description:
Reenactment for the 100th Anniversary of Laura Bridgman's arrival at Perkins. Two students and a teacher sit behind a wooden table in costume. The girl at center wears a sash around her eyes and holds the hand of a woman at left playing an instructor (probably Miss Inis B. Hall). A boy stands at right with false side burns holding a top hat likely playing the role of Dr. Howe.
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 #:
AG59-012-0007