Negative, Blind Persons Can Read fundraising appeal Blind Persons Can Read Ad


Accession Number: 2009.24.16.45

Description: Two identical negatives; A negative strip ad for John Milton Society for the Blind titled "Blind Persons Can Read......" Ad says: "Blind Persons Can Read...... if the books and magazines are in a form they can use. Some blind persons can read braille, a system of raised dots. The chorister above is singing from a braille hymn book published by JOHN MILTON SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND. Other read by listening. Weekly Bible Lessons on 'Talking Books' revolving at 16 2/3 rpm provide information for next week's class session. Over 1000 blind persons teach Sunday Church School Classes using these records in preparation. Others keep up with current religious news by reading the large type edition of the JOHN MILTON MAGAZINE. This monthly publication is set in 24 point type (about 1/4 inch). All publications, braille, Talking Books, Large Type, are sent free on request to anyone who cannot see to read ordinary printed matter. This inter-denominational mission, carried out by the JOHN MILTON SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND, represent some 50 Protestant denominations in publishing Christian Literature for the blind and visually handicapped persons. Send your gift now to help maintain and expand this vital Christian Service. Over 25,000 people who cannot see to read will benefit directly form your concern and generosity." Following is an information sheet that can be filled out and sent to the John Milton Society for the Blind with a donation.

Print Size: 10.5 x 3"

History/Provenance: Received with John Milton Society for the Blind (JMS) records from the American Foundation for the Blind.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24