Japanese Schoolchildren with Books from KSB and JMS

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.1399-1400

Description: .1399: BW print, Japanese children sit around table loaded with books, each with their hands on an open braille book in front of them; captioned "The pupils of Kagawa Prefectural Blind Institute reading eagerly the English braille books given by the John Milton Society and the Kentucky School for the Blind. Sent by Hiroshi Goto, 6/25/51"; .1400: BW print; group of Japanese boys and girls stand smiling broadly in a library, their arms full of stacks of large books, with others stacked on a table in front of them; captioned "Pupils of the Institute for the Blind of Kagawa-Ken each holding several English braille books in his arms in great joy, the special gift from the Kentucky School for the Blind and the John Milton Society".

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: 1951

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Blind children Braille Japan Libraries Schools for the blind and visually impaired