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Royal Gorge Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind records

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Identifier: 03-2010.019
Abstract This collection contains the records of the Royal Gorge Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. The chapter functioned between 1975 and 2009, and the collection includes bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, a scrapbook, and two books.

The Dorothy Elve Tombaugh Collection

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Identifier: 02-01-C2010.2
Abstract Correspondence and NSF grant materials created by Dorothy Elve Tombaugh, a high school biology teacher and author who worked to develop and disseminate laboratory techniques for blind students. The collection also contains Tombaugh's presentation slides and Braillling tools used to create materials for her blind students.

The Isabelle Grant Collection

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Identifier: 02-C2010.10
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.

The Jacobus tenBroek Personal Papers

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Identifier: 02-02-C2005.1
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...

The Kenneth Jernigan Collection

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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...

The Leonard A. Robinson Collection

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Identifier: 02-C2015.1
Abstract 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.

The National Federation of the Blind Institutional Records

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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...

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Jacobus tenBroek Library, National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute 26
Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center 1
 
Subject
Blindness 10
Board of Directors 6
Social Advocacy 6
Blind – Education 5
Blind – Employment 5
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People with disabilities – Civil rights – United States 5
Blind – Rehabilitation 4
Parents with disabilities 4
Blindness – Social conditions 3
Children of parents with disabilities 3
Mainstreaming in education. 3
Protest movements (Civil rights) 3
Associations, institutions, etc.--Law and Legislation--United States--Congresses. 2
Blind Travel 2
Blind teachers 2
Blind – Transportation 2
Blindness – Public opinions 2
Braille – Study and teaching 2
Legal representation of people with disabilities 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
Bioethics--Philosophy 1
Bioethics--Study and teaching 1
Biology - Study and teaching - Methods. 1
Biology – Study and teaching – Equipment and supplies. 1
Blind students - Education (Secondary) – Biology. 1
Blind students - Education (Secondary) – Chemistry. 1
Blind--Colorado--Societies, etc. 1
Blind--Printing and writing systems. 1
Blind--Rehabilitation--Economic aspects--United States. 1
Blind--Research 1
Blind--Services for--Maryland. 1
Blind--Services for--United States. 1
Blind--Services for--Washington Metropolitan Area. 1
Blindness--Colorado. 1
Braille - Transcription - Guidebooks. 1
Braille books 1
Braille – Standards 1
Braille--Transcription 1
Charities. 1
Chemistry - Study and teaching - Equipment and supplies. 1
Chemistry - Study and teaching - Methods. 1
Community foundations. 1
Direct-mail fund raising 1
Discrimination against people with disabilities 1
Discrimination in employment 1
Equipment and supplies. Transcription 1
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Guide dogs 1
H.R. 4349 (77th Congress) 1
H.R. 4688 (74th Congress) 1
H.R. 5175 (79th Congress) 1
Intercountry adoption--United States 1
Legislation – Iowa 1
Libraries--Services to people with disabilities 1
Loyalty oaths. 1
Mathematical notation - Transliteration 1
Minimum wage – Law and legislation – United States 1
Orientation and mobility instructors 1
Perkins Brailler 1
Public welfare - California. 1
Public welfare - Iowa 1
Randolph-Sheppard Act, 1936; Amended, 1974 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
Sound recording libraries 1
Sound recordings--History 1
Sound recordings--Production and direction 1
Special needs adoption--United States 1
Students with disabilities – Education (Secondary) 1
Students with disabilities – Education (Secondary) – Biology. 1
Students with disabilities – Education (Secondary) – Chemistry. 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
Transcribing services 1
U.S. Constitution - Fourteenth Amendment 1
Vending stands – Law and legislation – United States 1
Vocational Rehabilitation 1
World Conference on Work for the Blind (1931) 1
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Names
National Federation of the Blind 22
Jernigan, Kenneth 6
TenBroek, Jacobus 5
American Association of Workers for the Blind 3
American Brotherhood for the Blind 3
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International Federation of the Blind 3
Iowa Commission for the Blind 3
National Association of Blind Lawyers (U.S.) 3
American Foundation for the Blind 2
Braille Monitor 2
California Council of the Blind 2
Cylke, Frank Kurt 2
Gashel, James 2
Grant, Isabelle 2
Jernigan, Mary Ellen 2
Kurzweil, Ray 2
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 2
Nagle, John F. 2
National Association of Blind Students 2
National Center for the Blind (U.S.) 2
Perry, Newel 2
Pierce, Barbara 2
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 2
Sundquist, Perry 2
Taylor, John 2
World Council for the Welfare of the Blind 2
American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults 1
American Association for the Advancement of Science 1
American Council of the Blind 1
American Printing House for the Blind (Louisville, Ky.) 1
Archibald, A.A. 1
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board 1
Arneson, Betty G. (Elizabeth) 1
Asch, Adrienne 1
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (U.S.) 1
Association for Education of the Visually Handicapped (U.S.) 1
Atkinson, J. Robert (John Robert), 1887-1964 1
Barnhart, Edward Norton, 1909- 1
Bickford, Tom 1
Blinded Veterans Association 1
Braille Authority of North America 1
Brown, Ron 1
Bulkley, Robert Johns, 1880-1965 1
Burford, Myrtle Velma Atkinson, 1903-1983. 1
California State Social Welfare Board 1
Canadian Council of the Blind 1
Canadian Federation of the Blind 1
Canadian National Institute for the Blind 1
Capps, Donald C. 1
Card, George 1
Chang, Patti Gregory 1
Cheadle, Barbara 1
Department of Education--Rehabilitation Services Administration 1
Diabetes Action Network for the Blind 1
District of Columbia. Mayor’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped 1
Dorf , Maxine B. 1
Ford, Vera M. 1
Foundation for the Handicapped and Elderly, Inc. 1
Friedlander, Blaine P., 1928-2013 1
Friends of Libraries for Blind and Physically Handicapped Individuals in North America, Inc. 1
Gabias, Mary Ellen 1
George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates. Low Vision Center. 1
Goldstein, Daniel 1
Graham, Howard Jay 1
Grannis, Florence 1
Grant, Isabelle (Isabelle Lyon Dean Grant) 1
Harris, Eunice L. Hawkins, 1908-1995. 1
Henderson, Raymond 1
Herman, Laura 1
Household , Geoffrey 1
International Braille and Technology Center 1
Iowa Advisory Committee for the Blind 1
Iowa Association of the Blind 1
Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School 1
Iowa Wine Advisory Board 1
Jacobson, Steve 1
Jacobus tenBroek Memorial Fund 1
Jernigan Institute 1
Jernigan, Kenneth (Norman Kenneth Jernigan) 1
Johns Hopkins University. Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute. 1
Joint Committee on Mathematics and Scientific Notation of the AAIB-AAWB Braille Authority 1
KRLN (Radio station : Canon City, Colo.) 1
Kederich, Marion E. Gore, 1918-2006. 1
Kletzing, Russell 1
Kovak, Marion J. 1
Kuhler , J. B. 1
LaBarre, Scott 1
Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. 1
Lion’s Club. 1
Los Angeles Unified School District 1
Matson, Floyd W. 1
Maurer, Marc 1
Maurer, Patricia 1
McCahill, William P. (William Paul Michael), 1916-1999 1
National Accreditation Council for Agencies Serving the Blind and Visually Handicapped 1
National Association of Blind Merchants 1
National Association of Blind Rehabilitation Professionals 1
National Association of Guide Dog Users 1
National Association to Promote the Use of Braille 1
National Braille Association 1
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