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Text - Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind annual report 105th 1970-1971

From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria

Description
1 volume
Size
20 cm
Object Registration
b/c 1010283
Keywords
royal victorian institute for the blind, annual reports
Historical information
Articles in annual report include: List of RVIB president, vice president, board of management, medical staff and officers of the institute, honorary officers and consultant medical staff, President's report, Nursery and school, Industrial, Training and rehabilitation centre, Multi handicapped blind children, Sight restored after 35 years - article about John Crowe who went to New York where no other medical centre in the world offered a procedure to use a synthetic cornea. The cost of the trip was met by RVIB, after losing his sight which he lost in an industrial accident, when he returned to Melbourne he saw his wife for the first time, Carols by candlelight, Finance, Welfare and counselling services, Blindness in old age, Auxiliaries and other general helpers, Services and facilities, When you make or amend your will. Events that occurred in 1970 : Australia post supported work training program -offered a complete training centre for blind switchboard operators, the only one of its type in the world, established at the institute, 53 operators were successfully employed in Vic, some also operate as receptionists.
When Made
1970-1971
Last updated
27 Feb 2019 at 3:43PM