June Morris interview [Sound recording]

Recording, Audio

Accession Number: 2006.13.6

Scope & Content: June Morris, retired APH Executive Vice President, talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind. She describes the Educational Research Department, which she directed; its organization and some of the department's research and product development projects, including "learning through listening" materials (which led to the development of specially designed cassette player recorders), adaptations of scholastic achievement tests, development of low vision evaluation and training materials, voice indexing for World Book Encyclopedia and other recorded reference materials as part of the Aural Study System project, the Sensory Stimulation Kit for multi-handicapped children, and software development for computer use, including Studio Recorder. Morris also discusses the creation of the Central Catalog database (later known as APH CARL and, then, LOUIS) and of the APH Model Shop. Also, mentioned are Teamsters Union negotiations and introduction of the every-other-Friday off schedule for APH union members.

Narrator: Morris, June

Interviewer: Randles, Raymond

Interview Date: 05/06/2004

Interview Length: 96 minutes

Interview Place: Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Extent: 96 minutes

Collection: APH Oral History Collection

Credit Line: APH Oral History Collection, 2006.13

Media Type: Compact Disc

Subjects: American Printing House for the Blind Education research Employees Interviews Product and market development

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