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Episode 15: Vera Perlin, An Extraordinary Newfoundlander

Episode 15: Vera Perlin, An Extraordinary Newfoundlander

Photos

A classroom from 1950 on Patrick Street.
Vera Perlin receives the Order of Canada
Vera Perlin Society
1960 article about Mrs. Perlin
Letter to Mrs Perlin explaining why this lady worked hard to make sure funding went to the school.

Articles and photos come from the Vera Perlin Society website, listed below.

Sources and Links

(Note: The language regarding special needs children reflects the language at the time, and may offend you, so proceed with caution. None of the language is used in an insulting way, it was just the language used at the time.)

heritage.nf.ca
Vera Perlin Society
Tripod Bio
The Button Shop
Louise Beck, fired for being married (!) becomes a teacher at Vera Perlin



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