Popular Mechanics


Accession Number: 2001.47

Summary/Description: An article titled "How They Print for the Blind," by Jack B. Kemmerer, is included in this issue of Popular Mechanics, pages 151-153. The article describes how braille books are embossed on presses and the pages assembled. Included are black & white photos taken at the Braille Institute of America. Upper left corner of front paper cover is detached from spine. Museum has 2 copies of this issue in its collection.

Publisher: Popular Mechanics Company

Publisher Place: Chicago

Publish Date: May-55

Subjects: Braille. Embossing plates. Embossing presses. Manufacturing aids, tools, and supplies. Non-alphabet based tactile printing.

Physical Description: 9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 1/2 in. Vol. 103, no. 5