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Letter - £50,000 Appeal for the Blind Children & Adults of Victoria, 9 Feb 1931 Reg. No: SH 931157
- Duplicate of a typewritten appeal letter from T.H.McVilly, Secretary, Association for the Advancement of the Blind appealing for donations to the Association and to Royal Victorian Institute of the Blind. The letter is dated 9 February 1931. The appeal aimed to raise £50,000 to be shared between the two organisations, however in the midst of the Great Depression raising funds was difficult and the appeal fell £10,000 short of it's £50,000 target.
- Typewritten appeal letter, duplicated. A very detailed letterhead has a drawing of two blindfolded people, a lighthouse, and extensive text.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
|Dimensions:||33.00 cm (Height), 22.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||fundraising, disability organisations, visual impairment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Health Organisations|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on letter: 'special 50,000 pound Appeal/for the/Blind Children and Adults/of Victoria. Blind!/and seeking the light!/Your generous donation will help them to find it Education and Maintenance of Blind Children/Industrial Professional Training Etc. of Blind Adults/Homes, etc. for aged and infirm blind'|
|Issued By:||Association for the Advancement of the Blind, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Feb 1931|
|Issued By:||Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 9 Feb 1931|