Historical information

Annual report of the Association for the Advancement of the Blind outlined activities and events over the year, including membership of 333, with the support of Mrs W.H. Edgar and the Lady Mayoress of Melbourne, 'Woodburn' was purchased and there were sufficient funds to reconstruct a wing to the present brick building, and plans are being drawn up under the supervision of Mr Paterson for some necessary extensions, the North Melbourne and Essendon Electric Tramway and Northcote Cable Tramway were added to the Railway Pass concession scheme, a successful concert tour was made of the Goulburn Valley from Alexandra down to the Murray, the loss of Mr Bacon - who was the first Blind Collector appointed by the Association - and Mrs May Harrison, VABW secretary who tirelessly promoted the welfare of the blind.

Physical description

1 volume of printed material with some illustrations