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Building a Future: U.S. Residential Schools for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

Historical images from the collection of the APH Museum

Overbrook School, Overbrook Farms Campus, 1898. Spanish Renaissance style buildings, Cope and Stewardson, architectsThe historical images of schools for the blind, with information about the buildings, are presented chronologically, in order of their founding. The extant buildings are noted, and eight of these are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This presentation is based on an exhibition, Building a Future, which may be rented by organizations.