Barbara McCarthy interview [Sound recording]

Recording, Audio

Accession Number: 2006.13.53

Scope & Content: Barbara McCarthy, director of the Library and Resource Center, Virginia Department for the Blind, in Richmond, has served as an Ex Officio Trustee (EOT) of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) for over twenty-five years. She describes how she first learned about APH products and services, specifically recalling her use of APH's SAVI (Science Activities for the Visually Impaired) program in the 1980s, when she taught science. She also talks about her EOT experiences, including committees, and about service and product areas that APH should continue to focus on in the future, including reading materials for newly blinded adults.

Narrator: McCarthy, Barbara

Interviewer: Randles, Raymond

Interview Date: 10/15/2010

Interview Length: 45 minutes

Interview Place: Galt House Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky

Extent: 45 minutes

Collection: APH Oral History Collection

Credit Line: APH Oral History Collection, 2006.13

Media Type: Compact Disc

Subjects: Committees Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Interviews Product and market development

Interview Restrictions: All copyrights belong to the American Printing House for the Blind. Contact the Museum concerning any restrictions.