Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Interview with Janet Williams

Date of Interview: 

Thu, 03/16/2006

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American Printing House for the Blind, Employees, Proofreading, Kentucky School for the Blind, African American students

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2006.13.22

Janet Williams talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind, where she retired as a braille proofreader in 2006. She describes the proofreading process, types of materials being proofread, and mentions supervisors, copyholders, and other proofreaders. She attended the Kentucky School for the Blind and describes the building and staff of the School's Colored Department, in which she was enrolled, and talks about the department's integration with the White Department in 1955.

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