Blindness – Social conditions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Meeting Minutes: Active Workers of Cambridge Association for the Blind
Dates: Other: 1937-1951
The Kenneth Jernigan Collection
Abstract Correspondence in print and Braille, news clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and magnetic tape audio recordings related to the personal and professional life of Kenneth Jernigan, president of the National Federation of the Blind, director of the Iowa Commission for the Blind (ICB), executive director of the American Brotherhood for the Blind, teacher, administrator, and advocate for the blind. The collection also documents his interactions as director of the ICB with the...
Dates: Created: 1935-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1986
The Leonard A. Robinson Collection
Correspondence, photographs, and documents related to the professional career of Leonard A. Robinson, a blind lawyer and government employee who was involved in the passage of the Randolph-Sheppard Act and the development of Blind Services in the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation for the Federal Government and Washington, D.C. The collection contains materials related to the writing and publishing of Robinson’s book, Light at the Tunnel End.
Dates: Created: 1927-1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1975; Other: Date acquired: 12/31/2015
The National Federation of the Blind Institutional Records
Abstract Correspondence, publications, drafts, administrative files, case files, news clippings, legislative files, core documents, reference materials, speeches, fundraising materials, convention files, audio/video recordings, Braille documents, and miscellany documenting the interests, advocacy, and daily business of the national headquarters of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest national membership organization of blind people in the United States. Collection also...
Dates: Created: 1940-2011, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1955-2002
The Peggy Chong Collection