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Memories Of Eighty Years
It has always been my favorite theory that the blind can accomplish nearly everything that may be done by those who can see. Do not think that those who are deprived of physical vision are shut out from the best that earth has to offer her children....
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Title: Memories Of Eighty Years
Creator: Fanny J. Crosby (author)
Date: 1906
Format: n/a
Publisher: James H. Earle & Company, Boston
Source: Available at selected libraries
Keywords: Alcohol; Autobiography; Blind; Chautauqua, NY; Children; Civil War; Clergy; Connecticut; Death; Disease; Dwight Moody; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Family; Fanny Crosby; Friendship; Government; Grief; Grover Cleveland; Henry Clay; Identity; Institutions; Jenny Lind; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Mexican War; Music; New Jersey; New York; New York City, NY; New York Institution For The Blind; Northfield, MA; Poetry; Politics; Popular Culture; Poverty; Religion; Sensory Disability; Temperance; The Arts; Travel; U.S. Congress; War; Women & Gender; Work; YMCA
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts

Objects From This Artifact:
- Birthplace Of Fanny Crosby (still)
- Fanny Crosby And Mr. Sankey At Work Fitting Words And Music (still)
- Fanny Crosby As She Appears When Speaking In Public (still)
- Memories Of Eighty Years (doc)
- Mother Of Fanny Crosby (still)
- Mrs. Crosby, Fanny, And Her Two Younger Sisters (still)
- Rock Where Fanny Crosby Spent Many Happy Hours (still)
- The "Blind Singer" At Home (still)
- The Institution For The Blind, New York (still)