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National Federation of the Blind


Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

The James Omvig Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: A2017.4

The Janis Rettaliata Photo Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: A2017.1

The Kenneth Jernigan Collection

Identifier: 02-C2012.1
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 National Federation of the Blind Institutional Records

Identifier: 01-C2011.1
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

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Collection 22
Unprocessed Material 2
Blindness 10
Board of Directors 6
Social Advocacy 6
Blind – Education 5
Blind – Rehabilitation 5
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People with disabilities – Civil rights – United States 5
Blind – Employment 4
Parents with disabilities 4
Children of parents with disabilities 3
Protest movements (Civil rights) 3
Blind Travel 2
Blind teachers 2
Blind – Transportation 2
Blindness – Public opinions 2
Blindness – Social conditions 2
Legal representation of people with disabilities 2
Mainstreaming in education. 2
Older people with visual disabilities 2
Parents of Blind Children 2
People with disabilities – Legal status, laws, etc. – United States 2
Practice of Law 2
Right to organize 2
Sheltered Workshops 2
Social reformers 2
Associations, institutions, etc.--Law and Legislation--United States--Congresses. 1
Bioethics--Philosophy 1
Bioethics--Study and teaching 1
Blind--Colorado--Societies, etc. 1
Blindness--Colorado. 1
Braille – Standards 1
Braille – Study and teaching 1
Direct-mail fund raising 1
Discrimination against people with disabilities 1
Discrimination in employment 1
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Guide dogs 1
Intercountry adoption--United States 1
Legislation – Iowa 1
Loyalty oaths. 1
Minimum wage – Law and legislation – United States 1
Orientation and mobility instructors 1
Public welfare - California. 1
Public welfare - Iowa 1
Self-help devices for people with disabilities 1
Social advocacy--Colorado. 1
Social security income program – Laws and legislation – United States 1
Social service - California. 1
Special needs adoption--United States 1
Students with disabilities – Education (Secondary) – United States. 1
Students with disabilities – Education – Africa. 1
Students with disabilities – Education – Pakistan. 1
Students with disabilities – Education – United States 1
Supplemental security income program. 1
U.S. Constitution - Fourteenth Amendment 1
Vending stands – Law and legislation – United States 1
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