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#ThrowbackThursday Tweets

School architects: 
McKim, Mead and White 
The NYI circa 1850
Rocker Fun circa 1924
NYISE Women in our
History Month

A lot has changed during our 187-year history, but a small class size and a dedicated staff is not one of them. 

Many sports have been 
adapted through the years.

In 1939, the Institute helped 
w/ the development of the 
1st chemistry braille code.

Home Economics 
circa 1940s
January is
Braille Literacy Month
Think warm thoughts.
Each day spring gets closer.
Holiday Celebrations 
Christmas concert 
circa 1930s
"Where words fail, 
music speaks"
-Hans Christian Anderson
Compilation video of our 
Thanksgiving celebrations
#ThrowbackThursday: Music 1937

NYI Music 1937
Laying of the 
Schermerhorn Cornerstone
NYI Halloween party circa 1949
Halloween party circa 1949
William Bell Wait inducted into Hall of Fame
William Bell Wait 
Inducted into Hall of Fame

Until the 1970s, the @nyise999 used a telephone switchboard to connect calls.

Telephone switchboard
#ThrowbackThursday Tweet on Andrea and Sarai at the 2007 Science Fair and 2017 graduation
NY Knick Earl Monroe putting the Van Cleve basketball team through some drills.
#ThrowbackThursday: Deaf Blind Department 1957
Throwback Thursday: Children playing in Schermerhorn Hall classroom
#ThrowbackThursday: Blinded WWII veterans trained at NYI  
George F. Root, Civil War Songwriter, wrote The Battle Cry of Freedom
Four girls sitting on the campus lawn petting rabbits
ThrowbackThursday image: Lower School children of Van Cleve
1917 students reading Braille
Corky at Camp Wapanacki using Apple II computer
Class of 2017 at the 2005 Cotillion
Class of 2017 at the 2005 Cotillion