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Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, Chapter 2 (p. 13)

Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, Chapter 2 (p. 13)

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Title:
Laura Bridgman's Autobiography, Chapter 2 (p. 13)
Description:
Childhood. Chapter 2 When I was a few years old. my Mother had the spinner standing in the large room. I ran forward. & hit my eye very badly against the point of the spinner. which it injured my right eye. I was obliged to stay in a very dark room a good many weeks. the light was so keen that my tears rolled down...
Author:
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
Name on Item:
Laura Bridgman
Date:
1886
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Laura Bridgman Autobiography
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:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Extent:
1 manuscript page
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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.
Notes:
Handwritten pages of Laura Bridgman's account of her life
Accession #:
AG59-AB-014