Braille Alphabet Card, A Century of Progress – 1934

Card, Alphabet

Accession Number: 2000.23

Scope & Content: The braille alphabet is printed on the face of the card. Above this is printed "A Century of Progress - 1934." Below the alphabet is printed "Your Name in Braille," with the name "Robert Thorne" embossed in braille beneath. A man's photo appears on the left side of the card and is identified as "Lyle Harris (Blind) Christian Record Pressman." Along the bottom of the card is printed "Christian Record Benevolent Association, Publishers of Free Literature for the Blind, General Office and Plant--4827 Prescott Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska." The back of the card is blank. Card may have been distributed at the Century of Progress International Exposition held in Chicago in 1934.

Creator: Christian Record Benevolent Association

Interview Date: / /

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2000.23

Subjects: Braille. Instructional aids, tools, and supplies.