The VOLTA Review Volume 9

The VOLTA Review Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...commendation and sympathy; therefore, be it Resolved, That we. the members of the American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, in Summer Meeting, assembled, send our warmest salutations to Mrs. Mills across the great waters, and with them earnest hopes for the increasing success of her self-sacrificing effort; and, furthermore, we pledge ourselves personally to put these hopes in a form to assist her materially in her pioneer work among the deaf of China. The foregoing resolution, being duly seconded, was carried unanimously. MR. LYON: I trust, Mr. Chairman, that you will reconsider your determination to put a lid upon this conference. Many are here, I am sure, that have not yet had an opportunity to speak to us. Of course, we who have spoken will not be expected to say anything more, but there are some that we should be very glad to hear from, and I have in mind one especially, the first letter of whose name is Harriet B. Rogers. A little later, after she has had a chance to collect her thoughts, I trust you will grant us the privilege of listening to her. DR. CROUTER: I am sure we should be very greatly pleased to hear from Miss Rogers at the present time. MISS HARRIET B. ROGERS: When our president spoke this morning he recalled the time of the first meeting of this Association and referred to those then in the work who have since passed on. My thoughts went back to earlier days, and of the principals I knew then I think but two survive. Some of them upheld our hands in those early days. There were other noble workers whose going out of life meant a loss to our cause. But it is a great pleasure to see so many young men and women coming on to take their places and entering into the work with such enthusiasm. It is..show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833724
  • 9781236833723