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Technical Department
As has been often stated in these reports, the influence of manual labor is of inestimable value to all men, but most especially to the blind. It promotes physical strength and soundness of health. It induces confidence in the use of their bodily powers, and independence of character. It prevents them, in the midst of the mental exercises required of them, from underestimating the practical needs of life....
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Title: Technical Department
From: Fiftieth Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts School For The Blind
Creator: n/a
Date: October 1881
Format: Annual Report
Publisher: Rand Avery, & Company, Boston
Source: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc., M. C. Migel Library
Location: vol.50, pp.44-47
Keywords: Blind; Boston, MA; Education; Educational Institutions; Institutions; Labor; Massachusetts; Perkins School For The Blind; Poetry; Schools; Sheltered Workshop; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Vocational Rehabilitation; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations