Postcard, Kentucky Institute for the Blind


Accession Number: 2001.9

Scope & Content: A color-tinted photo of the front entrance of the school is on the front of the postcard. The multistoried building is stone. The front entrance is columned. There is a dome over the entrance with a cupola above it. Printed at the top center is "Kentucky Institute for the Blind, Louisville, Ky." Handwritten in ink, along the bottom edge, is "High-And-Dry." Printed in the lower right corner is "18518." The back of the postcard is divided and used. It bears a postmark of 1937. Printed within the dividing line is "Made in USA." Printed along the left edge is "Pub. by Bagby Howe Co., Inc., Louisville, Ky." The postcard has creases in the upper left corner. Two deep creases, one in the lower left corner and one in the upper right corner, are deep and almost torn through the card stock. The photo is very clear and identical to that of accession 2000.9.

Manufacture Date: 1937 postmark

Creator: Bagby Howe Company, Inc., Louisville, KY, publisher

Interview Date: / /

Credit Line: Gift, Miss Kent's Estate, 2001.9

Publisher: United States

Publisher Place: United States

Publish Date: 1937 postmark

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