Little Men [Sound Recording]

Book, Audio

Accession Number: 2017.8.7

Summary/Description: Original two piece telescoping cardboard shipping carton with rivet contruction and metal reinforced corners, labeled, "Sight Cons./Minneapolis Public Schools." Catalog number 91 from the American Printing House for the Blind. Black paper label in print on side B and black label in braille on side A, legend reads in gold ink "Isabelle Archer Dyer Memorial Record/Talking Book/Solely For The Use Of The Blind/Recorded and Manufactured by/American Printing House for the Blind/Licensed under Dyer Patents/In 20 Records/APH 961/Little Men/By Louisa M. Alcott/ Garden City Children's Series Edition/Read by Burt Blackwell/Recorded, 1940/American Printing House for the Blind/Louisville, Kentucky." (Note blacked out text below "Solely for the ..." reads "Provided by the U.S. Government Through the Library of Congress.) [Narrator] Blackwell, Burt Records are numbered APH 961 through APH 980.

Narrator: Blackwell, Burt

Author: Alcott, Louis May

History/Provenance: Donor found these in his Minnesota high school while gathering props for a play as a student, took them home, and kept them through several moves. Other books in the set are stamped Minneapolis Braille and Sightsaving Class.

Credit Line: Gift of Michael P. Lucas, 2017.8.

Publish Date: 1940

Printer: American Printing House for the Blind

Place Printed: Louisville, KY

Date Printed: 1940

Subjects: Recreational reading (use for children's lit, novels, short stories, "popular" books.) Literature (use for classics, including plays.) Talking books

Physical Description: 20 sound discs : rigid vinyl, 11 13/16 in. diameter; telescoping cardboard shipping carton, 13.375 x 13.375 x 2.375 in.