Warren Bledsoe editing the Craig Field Journal, 1943

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2007.33.1.257

Description: BW print, Warren Bledsoe at typewriter with document laying on desk in front of him; Bledsoe wears khaki uniform of the U.S. Army Air Corps, with Air Corps patch on his left shoulder, three sergeant's chevrons, and a Army Good Conduct Ribbon above his left breast pocket. C. Warren Bledsoe taught dramatics and English at the Maryland School for the Blind prior to being drafted at the beginning of World War II. He was stationed at Craig Field near Selma, Alabama before being transferred to Valley Forge Hospital in Pennsylvania in September 1944. While there he worked with Richard Hoover to develop the origins of modern orientation and mobility instruction based on the use of the long cane. He was discharged in 1946.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8 x 10"

Date: 1943

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

Subjects: Orientation and mobility Rehabilitation World War II