SITE long cane

Cane, Long

Accession Number: 2007.33.27

Description: White rigid fiberglass long cane; white synthetic rubber straight handle with integral hanging loop; shaft tapers from 7/16" at grip to 5/16" at tip; conical black plastic fitting glued over end of cane with nickel plated steel glide tip assembly; molded into handle, "SITE CANE-RAINSHINE CO./Kansas City, Mo. 64113".

Height: 43.75

Date Made: ca. 1960

Maker: Rainshine Umbrella Company

Place of Origin: Kansas City, MO

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

History/Provenance: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Credit Line: Gift of Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Subjects: Blindness Rehabilitation Orientation & Mobility Canes for the blind

Dimension Notes: overall including hanging loop

Made: Rainshine Company

Material: Plastic, fiberglass, steel

Exhibit Label: Cane, Long

Updated: 04/29/2014