Framed display of the last Talking Book rigid disc produced at APH, “Those Days”


Accession Number: 1992.254

Description: Framed talking book LP, labeled "After 51 years' production of 25 million hard records for talking books and magazines, this last rigid disc was manufactured at the American Printing House for the Blind on May 8, 1987. Recordings are now produced on flexible discs and cassette tapes. Signatures on the record are of employees of the Hard Record Department: Perry Garner, Mary Lou Gordon, Richard Hooper, Albert Jarboe, Doris Koch, Pat Smallwood, Martha Stinson, Kathy Tindall, Hazel Tomerlin, and James Kearns, Talking Book Division Manager."

Width: 13

Length: 17

Depth: 0.75

Date Made: 1987

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Subjects: Sound recording and reproducing Talking books

Dimension Notes: Wooden frame with glass. 1 sound disc. Rigid vinyl. 10 inch diameter.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Wood, glass, vinyl, paper

Updated: 05/07/2018