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To Aid Our Blind Also
The aid to the blinded soldiers should consist of supporting them at a school where they could learn trades. There would also be workshops and an exchange for the sale of their products. Seated in a room of the fund yesterday was Sergeant Major George Middleness of the British Army, who was blinded at Gallipoli. He was busy knitting on a frame handbags for women, of which he can make several a day. Miss Keller showed great interest in his work....
|Title:||To Aid Our Blind Also|
|Date:||June 23, 1916|
|Publication:||The New York Times|
|Source:||Available at selected libraries|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Blind; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Fundraising; Injuries; International Relations; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Military; Philanthropy; Rehabilitation; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Work; Soldiers; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Vocational Rehabilitation; War; Work|