APH employees and events

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2005.34.1-2141

Description: Photographs and negatives of various employees of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), some taken in production areas (Braille, Large Type, Talking Book Studio, and Tape Duplication); some of APH guests, and of company events (both on-site and off-site), including company picnics, seminars, and workshops, Insights Art exhibit and judging, service awards luncheons, and the Wings of Freedom award. Includes portrait photos of APH President Tuck Tinsley (scans included in this record) and some photos of the company's building and grounds. Also includes some negatives. Some photos taken by APH staff; professional photos probably taken by Mike Tonegawa and Lin Caufield Photographers. Finding list available (see multimedia link attached to this record). Organized as follows: .1-2084 - Sixty envelopes of photographs and negatives (1980-1995) filed chronologically by year. .2085-2093 - One folder of nine portrait photos of Tuck Tinsley (1992-1997). .2094-2100 - One folder with seven photos: Bill English receiving the Wings of Freedom award (1991); employees in posed photos for APH Wings brochure (ca. 1980); and unidentified APH employees (ca. 1980). .2101-2141 - One folder of negatives and slides of APH employees and events. Finding list available (see Notes field). Some have been cataloged at item level.

Medium: Photographic Paper/Photographic Emulsion

Print Size: various

History/Provenance: Photographs were kept in APH Communications Department until being transferred to the Museum. Communications produces materials about APH products and events; photographs were taken for promotional and in-house use.

Subjects: Art exhibitions Awards Employees Events Workshops Photographs Narrators