The Fourth Anniversary of Foundation Day and the Second Commencement Ceremony, Taegu Lighthouse, Korea

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.178

Description: Photo: black-and-white semimatte. The picture is taken from the stage toward the audience of several dozen people. Children are in the front, and adults are in the back, all are praying. Windows and doors are open at the left and rear of the room, and there is an upright piano onstage at the front right. Description: "The fourth anniversary of foundation day of Taegu Light House and the second commencement ceremony were held on July 15 '51 at the Assembly Room of Provincial Government Building. There were two blinds and two deafs and dumbs graduating, who were through four years' school course. This glorious and significant ceremony was held with the assembled audience of 00 under-class students and 200 guests from various offices. In their congradulatory address, they expressed that they relized the need of the education of blind and dumb; moreover they made a promiss to give a help and cooperation from now; and everybody was impressed deeply. 1). This is the picture of guests, parents and students who gathered to the ceremony are praying after the hymnal singing." This is the same image as object 2009.24.16.180.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 4" (h) x 6.825" (w)

Date: 1951

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: Anniversaries Audiences Blind children Christianity Deaf persons Families Government facilities Graduation ceremonies Korea (South) Pianos Prayer Religion Schools for the blind and visually impaired Schools for the deaf Students