Blind – Education
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Oral History Interview: Deborah Kent Stein
Oral history interview with Deborah Kent Stein collected by Edward Morman on April 25, 2012, in the Recording Studio at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute.
Dates: Created: 2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2012; Other: Date acquired: 04/25/2012
The Isabelle Grant Collection
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
The Jacobus tenBroek Personal Papers
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...
Dates: Created: 1924-1997, undated; Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1978; Other: Date acquired: 04/00/1998
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 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