Postcard, Illinois Braille & Sightsaving School


Accession Number: 2002.4

Scope & Content: Front of postcard shows a photo of the front entrance to the school building; red brick, multistoried, with arched entry and an enclosed balcony. Back of postcard is divided and unused."Genuine Natural Color Made By Dexter Press, Inc., West Nyack, N. Y." divides the back. "Pub. by Billy Wade, Jacksonville, Illinois, 92009" is printed at the bottom left corner. "Illinois Braille & Sightsaving School - Founded in 1847 as the Illinois School for the Blind Children, it was one of the first such schools in the United States. From an original Ektachrome by Bill Wade" is printed on the back, at top left corner.

Manufacture Date: between 1961 and 1971

Creator: Dexter Press

Interview Date: / /

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2002.4

Publisher: West Nyack, NY

Publisher Place: West Nyack, NY

Publish Date: between 1961 and 1971

Subjects: Blind children Education Schools for the blind and visually impaired School buildings