- Hanford, Bertha, State and County Agent for the Blind
- Date Created:
- In 1928, the St. Louis County Child Welfare Board was requested by the State Board of Control to sponsor the work for the Blind in this county. This the first use of local management of such a pgoram and was successful. The report describes the Range Broom Factory at Chisholm, Minnesota, that employs several agency clients under the management of R. H. Alcox. This agency operated under the State Department for the Blind, Children's Bureau, Board of Control and the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners. Its work was for the prevention of blindness and the treatment of people with blindness. The reports give objectives, staff, and statistics. Its district included St. Louis, Carlton, Itasca, Cook, Lake, and Koochiching counties.
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections