Yeekwang Blind and Deaf School

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.608-615

Description: BW prints; .608: Boys of various ages wearing traditional Tangzhuang suits gathered around keyboard instrument, playing flutes and a strig instrument; captioned "The blind children play music with different kinds of musical instruments"; 2.25 x 3.25"; .609: Chinese girl in western skirt and top bares her arm for a injection from a woman wearing a white medical coat in a simple medical office; captioned "To take typoid and cholera injection"; 2.25 x 3.25"; .610: Same medical office with a cabinet of bottles and a table covered with a tablecloth; a Chinese boy sits on a stool while a woman in white medical coat rubs his leg with a cotton swab; she has a small bowl in her other hand; captioned "The nurse is washing the wounds for the blind boy"; 2.25 x 3.25"; .611: Row of twelve Chinese boys and girls sitting on chairs outside a wooden building, under a porch roof; they are knitting; girl at right stands behind a smaller boy, holding his hands and the knitting needles as if teaching him; captioned "The blind children are doing knitting work"; 2.25 x 3.25"; .612: Barefoot Chinese boy wearing ragged clothing, a cap, and holding a stick and a handful of paper currency; captioned "To bring a poor blind boy to come into the school his father died in the battlefield"; 3.125 x 2.25"; .613 Outdoor classroom; Chinese children sit at desks in the courtyard in front of a building; a teacher faces them; captioned "The blind children are writing braille."; 2.25 x 2.25"; .614: Four children sit at desks in a courtyard in front of a building; each has a typewriter; a teacher holding a book stands behind them: captioned, "Teaching the blind children to learn typing"; 2.25 x 2.25"; .615: Three groups of Chinese children play games on a dirt playground, something similar to "London Bridge"; captioned "All the children are playing games on the playground; 2.25 x 2.25".

Medium: Photographic Paper

History/Provenance: Sent by Loh-Shu-I to Dr. Milton T. Stauffer, John Milton Society.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Asia Bands Braille China Education of disabled persons Injections Knitting Music Education Nurses Playgrounds Schools for the blind and visually impaired Typewriting Vocational education