American Brotherhood for the Blind
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, diplomas, and awards belonging to Dr. Isabelle Grant, the first blind public school teacher in the State of California. The collection also contains evidence of her advocacy work overseas with the blind and her support of mainstreaming blind students with their sighted peers, as well as materials related to her 1972 Nobel Peace Prize nomination.
Dates: Created: 1913-1975; Other: Majority of material found in 1949-1975; Other: Date acquired: 12/20/2010
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, publications, teaching materials, research materials, and case files pertaining to the writings, advocacy work, and academic career of Dr. Jacobus tenBroek, founder and president of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), president of the International Federation of the Blind (IFB) and the American Brotherhood for the Blind, member and chairman of the California State Social Welfare Board, legal scholar, university professor, and civil and constitutional rights...
Dates: Created: 1924-1997, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1978; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/1998
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