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Blind Asylum

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Item No: pdcc00800
Title: Blind Asylum
Historic Street Address: 20th & Race Streets, Northwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Shows the Pennsylvania Institution for the instruction of the Blind, which stood at 20th and Race Streets, from 1835. German-born teacher of the blind and visually impaired, Julius Reinhold Friedlander established the institution a few years before it occupied this new building, in 1832.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.957445
Geocode Longitude:-75.172404

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler