Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind, 1890-1940, Fiftieth Anniversary Programs


Accession Number: 2009.24.1.512

Scope & Content: Program listing the events (programs) held in celebration of the Western Pennsylvania school's fiftieth anniversary, which included a Historical Pageant held on October 29, an afternoon program on October 30 with guest speakers and music, and an evening program on that same day featuring the alumni and school choir, and guest speaker Helen Keller. The full script of the pageant is included in the printed program, which has a paper cover with an illustration of a gold candle on the front, at center. A black-and-white photo illustration of Helen Keller is on the last page.

Creator: Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children

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Collection: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Administrative History: The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children held a fiftieth anniversary celebration at the school on October 29-30, 1940.

Subjects: Schools for the blind and visually impaired Anniversaries

Rights: Contact museum staff regarding reproduction of materials.