Troy Daily Whig


Accession Number: 2002.79.1

Summary/Description: Item is a 4-page issue of the Troy Daily Whig containing an article with the headline "Colonel Crockett's Visit to the Blind," on page 2, column 4. Crockett visited the Perkins School for the Blind, then called the New England Asylum for the Blind, and observed the learning activities of the students, which are described briefly in this short article. The school was located in Boston, MA, in an estate home donated by Colonel Perkins. Foxing along edges.

Publisher: James M. Stevenson

Publisher Place: Troy, NY

Publish Date: June 6, 1835

Subjects: Blind children. Education. Schools for the blind and visually impaired

Physical Description: Paper 17 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. Vol. 1, no. 293