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Tayl lib welcome broc front.jpg
Brochure describes general offerings by the Taylor Public Libraries and those offered to library members by the Wayne County Federated Library System. Includes addresses and 7 digit phone numbers for Richard J Trolley Library & Alexander Papp…

APH listing of Books for the Adult Blind
Typed listing of books put out by the American Printing House for the Blind. List has red pencil ruling out some titles. At the top of page 1, in red pencil, are the words 'These titles not distributed by (underlined) Books for the Adult Blind'. …

Postcard for Grand Opening of Braille and Talking Books, April 11, 2016
Postcard advertising the Grand Opening of Braille and Talking Books at the Taylor Community Library in Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan. Date for event is April 11, 2016, at 11 am. Postcard mentions ribbon cutting, library tours, Assistive Technology…

7th lot machns 10 11.1939.pdf
An agreement between Mr. Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress, and Mr. Adam Strohm, Wayne County Librarian, in Detroit, Michigan, for use of 3 Talking Book Players by Wayne County visually challenged residents. Includes cover letter

Irwin Davis ltr 7.19.1934.pdf
Letter to Mrs Davis of the Wayne County Library for the Blind from Robert B. Irwin, Executive Director of the American Foundation for the Blind, explaining progress in developing a machine to play Talking Books on vinyl records. Letter accompanies…

Adv Com TM 6.12.1934.pdf
Meeting notes summarize a discussion and a demonstration by Mr. E R Harris' Readophone, being considered for use as with Talking Books (records) for the blind. Record size and sound reproducing principles were considered

Moon system card... (1).tiff
Card containing the raised signs of the Moon System which people can read using their fingers. Signs include letters, a few words, numerals in New Style and Old Style, and guide lines. Card was printed and published by the National Institute for the…

TBC mtg 4.17.1934.pdf
Notes on the discussion by the Talking Book Committee, covering subjects such as payment for talking book machines, delivery to the main library location, places they might be publicized and placed, and groups that might help publicize.

TBC mtg 4.4.1934.pdf
Notes on a meeting of the Talking Book Committee on April 4, 1934, discussing how to distribute machines (which play records, or talking books) distributed by "the Foundation", using the system in the State of Ohio as a possible example. Mentions a…

WLF news WKaiser tribute p1.tiff
News Lines, the newsletter of the Wayne County Library Federation, tribute edition; describes his career and accomplishments, lists his publications, and includes photographs and quotes.
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