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Title
Mrs. Beatrice Carson and Miss Sarah Robin at the Braille Institute of America, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 29, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Sarah and Beatrice sit at a shared desk facing each other while Beatrice reviews the braille on the paper in front of her and Sarah looks at the writing on a piece of paper.
The Braille Institute of America in Los Angeles provides current reading material for blind persons. The article goes on to describe the processes used to transcribe a book into braille.
Photograph appears with the article, "Publisher Aids Blind," Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar 1936: A1.
Text from newspaper caption: As swiftly as the eye can scan a printed page, sensitive fingers of Mrs. Beatrice Carson, right, proof read at Braille Institute Lawrence Housman's book, "Victoria Regina," to be published there. Miss Sara Robin follows copy.
Text from negative sleeve: 4568 - MissxSarahxRobin MrsxBeatrice Carson Proof reading at Braille Institute March/36 [stamped:] Apr 1-1936
Handwritten on negative: Miss Sarah Robin Mrs Beatrice Carson Proof reading at Braille Institute March/36
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13762
ark:/21198/zz002j773s
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Braille
Libraries--California--Los Angeles
Blind persons--California--Los Angeles
Carson, Beatrice, 1903-1994
Braille Institute of America
Robin, Sarah
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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