Collection of news clippings

Clipping, Newspaper

Accession Number: 2012.19.9

Scope & Content: Three clippings documenting orientation & mobility training at Boston College in the early 1960s: a) Listen, September 1960, "B.C. Peripatology Group Ends First Session," includes B/W photo of instructor Fred Silver guiding L to R, Mary Hines, Bernie Hickey, and Bob Jenkins across a bridge. A note from the donor, "First day on campus." b) "Blind Citizens Receive Training to Recognize Dangerous Sounds," includes photo of Jim Doyle working with student on cane technique on stairs, circa 1962. c) The Boston Pilot, October 24, 1964, "Rehabilitation Is for People, And Religious Are People," includes seven photos of rehabilitation activities of Sister Marie Devota at St. Paul's Rehabilitation Center in Boston.

Creator: Various

Interview Date: / /

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Credit Line: Gift of Jim Doyle, 2012.19.

Administrative History: Jim Doyle was in the first Peripatology class at Boston College in 1960. B.C. created the first graduate program in orientation and mobility in the U.S. Doyle later taught at B.C. This is from his personal collection.

Subjects: Blind persons Graduate students Orientation and mobility