H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.

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WEB: New audio version of Homer Greene's "The Blind Brother" (1886)

Librivox just added an audio version of an 1886 book for younger readers, "The Blind Brother" by Homer Greene (1853-1940), that may be of interest to disability historians.  (Note that Librivox recordings are made by volunteers and will vary in quality.)  Here's the blurb:

The Blind Brother

Homer GREENE (1853 - 1940)

FUNDS: Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Award for Yale's Cushing/Whitney Medical Historical Library

Discussion published to H-Sci-Med-Tech by Melissa Grafe on Saturday, April 11, 2015 


The Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its eighth annual Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Award for use of the Historical Library.

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