Woman at John Milton Society exhibit, New York World’s Fair, 1964

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.16

Description: Black-and-white glossy; shows three people standing in front of a John Milton Society exhibit panel: (left) an unidentified woman who wears a hat and has a "World Council for the Welfare of the Blind, New York, 1964" ribbon on her dress; and, in clergy robes and vestments, (center) Reverend Dwight C. Smith, General Secretary of the John Milton Society, and (right) Reverend Dale C. Recker, Secretary for Service to the Blind of the American Bible Society. The woman, who is blind, holds a print/braille program for a Service of Worship that was arranged by the John Milton Society for the World Conference on Welfare of the Blind and held at the Protestant and Orthodox Center, New York World's Fair, August 2, 1964. On reverse, stamped in red: "Braun Photo Service," with New York address; handwritten in pencil: "4801-1."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 10" (h) x 8" (w)

Date: 1964

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: Exhibitions Photographs Services for the blind and visually impaired