John Siems interview [Sound recording]

Recording, Audio

Accession Number: 2006.13.9

Scope & Content: John Siems talks about his work at the American Printing House for the Blind, primarily in the Data Processing Department. He describes the introduction of computers at APH in the 1960s for braille transcription and production and explains the role of IBM in helping to bring this technology to APH. He also discusses Data Processing projects that supported computerized programs and files used by other APH departments in areas such as accounting, fundraising, and educational research.

Narrator: Siems, John

Interviewer: Randles, Raymond

Interview Date: 05/25/2004

Interview Length: 93 minutes

Interview Place: Apartment of John Siems, Louisville, Kentucky

Extent: 93 minutes

Collection: APH Oral History Collection

Credit Line: APH Oral History Collection, 2006.13

Media Type: Compact Disc

Subjects: Employees Business data processing Computers Interviews

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