Students making tennis shoes, Taegu, Korea

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.186

Description: Photo: black-and-white semimatte. Students who are blind work with students who are deaf to make tennis shoes, groups of students working at different stages of the process. There are students sitting at tables working with shoes, and other groups of students standing by racks of shoes at various phases of completion. There is a sewing machine to the left, workbenches and chairs around the room, and large windows letting in light in the rear of the room. Description: "Myung Ah School for Blind and Deaf. #3. This pictures shows the deaf and dumb students making the tennis shoes after the holes are punched by the blind students as shown in picture #2." Korean characters and the date "1950.4.29" are across the bottom of the photo.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 4.25" (h) x 6" (w)

Date: 1950

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: Children Korea (South) Schools for the blind and visually impaired Shoemaking Vocational education