Statement of M. Robert Barnett, American Foundation for the Blind to the Subcommittee on Special Education, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives


Title:
Statement of M. Robert Barnett, American Foundation for the Blind to the Subcommittee on Special Education, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives
Creator:
Barnett, M. Robert
American Foundation for the Blind
Date:
13 March 1959
Description:
Barnett was Executive Director of the American Foundation for the Blind; his statement laid out several key areas of concern in services for the blind, and explained why Fogarty's HR 5243 was the best vehicle for establishing a Presidential commission to study the problems of such services.
Original Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections at Providence College
Location:
Box: 5. Folder: 5
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Format:
Text
Extent:
18 pages
Relation:
Letter from Irvin P. Schloss to George J. Kelly, 1959
Statement of John E. Fogarty before the Subcommittee on Special Education, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, 1959
Statement of Irvin P. Schloss, American Foundation for the Blind to the Subcommittee on Special Education, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, 1959
HR 5243--A Bill to establish a temporary Presidential commission to study and to report on problems related to blindness and the needs of blind persons, and for other purposes, 1959
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections at Providence College. 12898. URL. http://www.providence.edu/LIBRARY/spcol/
Legacy ID:
HRBBST
NLM ID:
101743404X309
Profiles Collection:
The John E. Fogarty Papers
Story Section:
Redefining the Federal Role in Public Health, Medical Research, and Education, 1949-1960