Thus Color Was Distinguished Where No Color Was Seen: State-Supported Schools for the Blind for African-American Children
After the Civil War, the southern states began to open departments for African-American children who were blind, usually in separate facilities. In the Civil Rights Era, some schools for the blind integrated peacefully, while others dealt with lawsuits and threats, just as schools for sighted children.
“Colored Departments” of Schools for the Blind by State
Follow the links below for more information about individual schools.