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The Employment Bureau For The Blind
There are many fields of labor in which the blind can do good work if they have a chance and can compete very successfully with the seeing; but it is always hard for them to obtain employment, however competent they may be. The public is not familiar enough with what they can do to give them a trial; and this lack of confidence -- this failure to appreciate what it is possible for energy, ability, and earnestness to accomplish without sight -- is sad and unfortunate in the extreme....
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Title: The Employment Bureau For The Blind
Creator: n/a
Date: April 1900
Format: Article
Publication: The Problem
Source: Library of Congress
Location: vol.1, no.2, pp.90-91
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Demographics; Economics; Education; Employment; Institutions; Labor; Michigan; Music; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy