Report of the Board of Directors and Officers of the California Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind, to the Governor of the State of California, for the Two Years Ending ... (Google eBook)

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State Office, F.P. Thompson, Superintendent State Printing, 1892 - Blind
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Page 29 - Parents or guardians of applicants for admission are requested to furnish written answers to the following questions: 1. "What is the name of the applicant? 2. "When and where was he born?
Page 1 - California Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind...
Page 29 - And by what disease or accident ? 4. Is the deafness total or partial ? If the latter, what is the degree of hearing...
Page 10 - This strain was not met by rolling-stock taken over from the enemy, which came in very slowly, and was much of it unfit for immediate service. In this connection it is not out of place to refer to the work done by the British Army in providing food and medical attendance for the civil population of the liberated districts through which we passed, a population which in France alone amounted to nearly 800,000 persons. This duty, though very willingly accepted by us, none the less made no small...
Page 10 - All my letters, reports, and official papers are dictated to young ladies who cannot see a ray of light, but whose nimble fingers transfer my words to a printed page twice as fast as I could write them with a pen. I cannot write with ease more than...
Page 10 - During the past two years the chief advance in the blind department has been in the direction of music and the use of the typewriter.
Page 10 - Four years ago the Legislature appropriated $500 for the purchase of typewriters, and I doubt if the same amount of money has ever effected •j larger results in an educational way than this small sum.

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