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Indiana Industrial Home For Blind Men
We are constantly receiving many requests from both married and single men, ranging in age from 25 to 50, and over, who have lost their sight mostly by accident, and who are unable to maintain themselves while learning a trade. For the benefit of this class, we have twice placed a bill before our State Legislature. This bill provided for the maintenance of not to exceed 20 adult blind men, at any one time, at the rate of $4.00 per week for each, and only for a period of 2 years....
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Title: Indiana Industrial Home For Blind Men
Creator: C.S. McGiffin (author)
Date: 1905
Format: Article
Publication: Eighth Conference, American Workers for the Blind
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.34-35
Keywords: Accident; Accommodations; Advocacy; Blind; Brooms; Charity; Children; Community; Economics; Employment; Fundraising; Government; Government Agencies; Indiana; Indianapolis, IN; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; State Government; Vocational Rehabilitation; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Physical Environment; Social Movements & Advocacy