Boy copying from large print text in a Louisville public school for sight-saving class

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.47.15-16

Description: Two prints of same photograph: black-and-white glossy of a boy who is seated at a wooden desk, using a typewriter. He is wearing eyeglasses and a long sleeve shirt with a tie, and is looking at a large print paper placed on a metal easel to his right. In the background are other boys doing the same action. (.16)- On back, in blue pencil "17843" and in pencil "D5". (.16)- Measurements are 4.5(h)"X6.5(w). Museum has another copy print (c.1) of the same photo that measures 4(h) X 6(w) inches.

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: Desks Low vision Photographs Public schools Students Typewriters