A girl using large print text in a Louisville public school for sight-saving class

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.47.17-18

Description: Two prints of same photograph: black-and-white glossy taken from the back of a Louisville public school classroom shows a student using large type text that is propped up on a wooden bookstand on her desk. Her back is to the photo; her hair is short and she is wearing a checked shirt; her left elbow rests on the corner of the desk. In front of her, another girl is seated at a desk, similarly reading large type material. On the back, in blue pencil "17843" and in pencil "9". (.18)- Measurements are 4 1/2"(h) X 6 1/2"(w).

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.5 (h) x 5 (w) in.

Date: ca. 1935

History/Provenance: The photo may have been taken at Gavin H. Cochran Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky where sight-saving class was offered for low vision students.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Large type books Low vision Photographs Public schools Students