Park Yong Uhk on the way to school, Taegu Lighthouse, Korea

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.179

Description: Photo: black-and-white semimatte. A Korean man stands on the ground in front of a building and is facing the camera. He is wearing a suit jacket, slacks, dress shoes, a collared shirt, tie, and dark sunglasses. Attached description: "Park Yong Uhk, the graduate of our house has lost his sight after he finished his high school course. He was preparing for universit entrance examination. While he was in high school he was against Christianity and intended to be a communist. But after he lost his sight he entered to the Light House and be a Christian; and in Sept. 1951 he entered Presbyterian Seminary. This picture is on[scratched out "e"] his way to school." A second caption refers to a photo no longer attached to the page.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 4.25" (h) x 3" (w)

Date: ca. 1951

Photographer: Not identified

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

Subjects: Blind persons Buildings Korea (South) Lighthouses Photograph albums Photographs Presbyterian churches Schools for the blind and visually impaired Seminary Students