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Re: PA Statewide Questionnaire about Historic Materials Related to People with Disabilty

The Scranton State School for the Deaf was created in 1880.  There is a book published about it called Scranton State School for the Deaf: 100 years, by Margaret Strom which should be helpful to your research.  The only other thought I have at this moment is Gouverneur Morris from the Constitutional Convention, which is probably very obvious based on the depth of your project. 

Sincerely,

Annette L. Varcoe

avarcoe@stny.rr.com

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