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Perspectives on a Piano

Photo caption: Left to right, unknown man, Ted Hull, Stevie Wonder, and Hamilton Bohannon in Trafalgar Square, London on concert...

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You’ve Got Mail

Where would we be without the internet and email? “Electronic mail” has become such an entrenched form of communication in...

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The Kentucky School for the Blind Alumni Association Archive

In 2020, the Kentucky School for the Blind [KSB] Alumni Association signed an agreement that gave the care of the...

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As the Blind See the Yuletide

In 1904, the Ladies Home Journal published a piece by Helen Keller titled, “As the Blind See the Yuletide.” For...

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Photographs as Time Capsules of the Past

The holiday season is decidedly upon us, and with workplace parties on the calendar I was curious what holiday-related items...

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Remembering Raymond

  Raymond Randles in his studio office in 1993. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas here in our museum is...

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A Token of Japanese American Friendship

Even a simple inquiry about one item in an archive can have a surprising number of highs, lows, twists, and...

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Come to the Museum: Events November 22 – June 2023

Planning museum events has been tricky the last few years, what with the pandemic, of course, and then APH’s plans...

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Technological Relevance in an Ever-changing World

Everything old is new again. Or so the adage goes. But there is an underlying truth to it, even if...

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Thinking on Tasks Left Unattended

They say the best advice to young writers is to write about what you know. So rather than come up...

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Online Archives in a Digitized World

Have you ever done research in an archive? Maybe for a school project, or just researching a topic of personal...

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Cultural Pass Adventures at APH

As students return to school and the summer winds down, here in the museum we are wrapping up another successful...

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The Storied Life of a Time Capsule

Time capsules have long been an intriguing way for people to communicate through the ages, be they historians or grade...

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 Hidden Legacies of Helen Keller

Burned manuscript recovered from the wreckage of Arcan Ridge, 1946. Photo AFB Helen Keller Archive   As we get ready...

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Sir Francis Campbell Rides Again

The American Foundation for the Blind Archive, housed at APH since 2020, never fails to provide surprises. This September 2021...

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