The Illinois Braille Messenger [Braille]


Accession Number: 1998.68.5-6

Summary/Description: "Devoted to the Welfare of the Blind of Illinois" --front cover. Issued quarterly. Grade 2 braille; interpoint. Paperbound; saddle-stitched along fold; raised letters and braille on front cover.

History/Provenance: The Illinois Braille Messenger was founded by Louis Rodenberg in 1930. Rodenberg, who attended the Illinois School for the Blind, later called Illinois School for the Visually Impaired, became the director of the school's print shop, which closed in 1963. Item was donated by a braille transcriber.

Credit Line: Gift of Shirley M. Handley, 1998.68

Publisher: Illinois School for the Blind

Publisher Place: Jacksonville, IL

Publish Date: April 1933; April 1934

Subjects: Periodicals for the blind and visually impaired

Physical Description: 2 issues (2 v.) of braille ; 10 x 13 in. vol. 4, no. 2, April 1933, and vol. 5, no. 2, April 1934