Alfred E. Banks in WWI uniform, ca. 1918

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.41.5

Description: Black-and-white glossy; copy print of a photograph of Alfred E. Banks in WWI uniform. Banks, who was blinded in the war, invented the Banks Pocket Braille Writer, ca. 1928.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 7" (h) x 5" (w)

Date: 2004

Photographer: Not identified

History/Provenance: Photograph courtesy of the California History Section of the California State Library, Sacramento. Image used by the APH Museum in its Historic Braille Writers traveling exhibit that includes the Banks Pocket Braille Writer.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Photographs Soldiers World War I