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Coast School for the Physically Handicapped (Mombasa, Kenya) Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 01438

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Scope and Contents

Handmade album featuring 17 photographs of children and their teacher attending school in Mombasa, Kenya. Most of the children in the photos are wearing leg braces or confined to a wheel chair. Each photograph provides a caption along with the names of the children. One photograph indicates that the children's handicap is a result of contracting polio. The front cover of the album is signed by the students who attended the school.


  • Creation: 1965-1967


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Guide to the Coast School for the Physically Handicapped (Mombasa, Kenya) Photograph Album
Christina R. Luers
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