Report of the commission of 1906 to investigate the condition of the blind in the state of New York
J. B. Lyon, 1907 - 586 pages
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Accident not noted adult blind ages amount annual appointed appropriation Association become birth blind females blind males blind persons Board Broome cataract cause census cent child Commission condition Congenital COUNTIES AND DEGREE DEGREE OF HEALTH earnings employed employment entirely established expenses eyes Fair Poor five FURNISHED Greater New York industrial inflammation INSANE ASYLUM institution instruction known Lawrence MALES—WHERE LIVING Married Massachusetts means Michigan noted TABLE noted TABLE IV—B—(Continued Oneida Onondaga Ontario optic nerve Orange Orleans Oswego Otsego partially blind pension piece Poor Not noted possible practice present PRIVATE pupils Putnam received Rensselaer result Rockland ROOM Saratoga Schenectady Schoharie Schuyler Seneca Separated sight Single Society Steuben Suffolk Sullivan sympathy teachers teaching Tioga Tompkins totally blind trade United unknown Warren Washington Wayne Westchester Widowed women Wood workshop Wyoming Yates
Page 15 - The constitution of New Jersey provides that 'The court of chancery shall consist of a chancellor.' The chancellor is appointed by the governor with the approval of the senate, for a term of seven years.
Page 5 - Passed, three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The governor is hereby authorized to appoint within thirty days after the passage of this act a commission of three persons.
Page 96 - Commissioners of such city, and shall designate one of the persons so appointed to serve for a term of five years, one for a term of four years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of two years, and one for a term of one year...
Page 15 - The primary object of the school shall be, to furnish to the blind children of the state the best known facilities for acquiring a thorough education, and train them in some useful profession or manual art, by means of which they may be enabled to contribute to their own support after leaving the...
Page 96 - To make inquiries concerning the cause of blindness, to learn what proportion of these cases are preventable, and to co-operate with the state board of health in adopting and enforcing proper preventive measures.
Page 124 - Being a midwife, nurse or other person having the care of an infant within the age of two weeks, neglects or omits to report immediately to the health officer or to a legally qualified practitioner of medicine of the city, town or place where such child is being cared for, the fact that one or both eyes of such infant are inflamed or reddened whenever such shall be the case, or who applies any remedy therefor without the advice, or except by the direction of such officer or physician; or, 4.
Page 96 - ... shall be a member thereof. It shall make its own by-laws, and shall annually, on or before the first day of January, make a report to the governor and...
Page 78 - ... conditions as the children advanced in age and school progress. It was obvious from these figures that there was a definite relation of cause and effect between these congenital defects of vision and the wellknown harmful results to many eyes from the strain of school life.