American Printing House for the Blind

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June Morris, retired APH Executive Vice President, talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind. She describes the Educational Research Department, which she directed; its organization and some of the department's research and product development projects, including...

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Betty Hardin, retired APH Tape Duplication Supervisor, talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind. She describes manufacturing processes for Talking Book production from 1967, when she started working at APH, until 2004, the year of her retirement. She describes hard...

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John Siems talks about his work at the American Printing House for the Blind, primarily in the Data Processing Department. He describes the introduction of computers at APH in the 1960s for braille transcription and production and explains the role of IBM in helping to bring this technology to...

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Terry Hayes Sales talks about her experiences as a Talking Book narrator at the American Printing House for the Blind. In 1938, when she began her narrating career, recordings were made on wax masters. She describes working in the APH studios and the narration process.

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Irene Moore, retired APH press operator, talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind. From 1966 until her retirement in 1992, Moore worked primarily with large type presses. She also describes using a clamshell press in braille production. Mention is also made of the APH...

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Margaret (Peggy) Cunningham, 2001 APH retiree, talks about working in the Accounts Payable office at the American Printing House for the Blind. She also describes working at the switchboard and assisting with fundraising mailings.

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Mary Lou Monroe talks about her work at the American Printing House for the Blind from 1959 until her retirement in 2002. She describes collating and binding in braille production and working as a copyholder in proofreading. She also discusses production changes resulting from Toyota's...

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Carole Jones talks about her work as a braille proofreader at the American Printing House for the Blind. She was hired at APH in 1977 and retired in 1993. She proofread materials in Nemeth Code, as well as other braille materials. She describes teamwork with copyholders; using a VersaBraille in...

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Bonnie Williamson, retired APH Braille Production Supervisor, talks about working at the American Printing House for the Blind during the 1960s until her retirement in 2005. She describes stereograph operator and braille transcriber training and the changes that computerization brought to...

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