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New York Association For The Blind
In New York many of this class of intelligent and capable human beings are worse than slaves; forced into inactivity in their poverty, or into that inactivity which brought poverty and despair. What effort had been made to help them had failed. The law did not permit a blind man to beg, neither could he steal. Unless he was a capitalist, or willing to be dependent on his friends, the almshouse was his only future. So for these people the New York Association for the blind was founded....
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Title: New York Association For The Blind
Creator: Winifred Holt (author)
Date: 1907
Format: Article
Publication: Outlook for the Blind
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.44-48
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Economics; Employment; Government; Helen Keller; Labor; Labor & Commerce; New York; New York Association For The Blind; Prevention; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; State Government; Statistics; Vocational Rehabilitation; Winifred Holt; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy