Literature about . . .

HistoryKenneth Jernigan looks at statue of Louis Braille.

This literature section has been divided into two subcategories: General History and NFB History.

General History

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  • Meeting of the World Blind Union
    Order Information: Item LBM05; Braille/Print; No Charge
  • Reading by Touch: Trials, Battles, and Discoveries
    by Pamela Lorimer
    Order Information: Item LBR33; Braille: $35.00; Print: $20.00 | Order Now

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NFB History

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  • Blind Justice: Jacobus tenBroek and the Vision of Equality
    by Floyd Matson
    Order Information: Item LBB71; Braille: $40.00; C2/C4: $10.00; Hardback: $17.50; Paperback: $10.00 | Order Now
  • The Blindness Revolution: Jernigan in His Own Words
    by James Omvig (Information Age Press, 2005)
    Using Kenneth Jernigan's own writings, this book recounts the story of the transformation of the Iowa Commission for the Blind from an ineffective to an effective service agency in a span of ten years.  Read a Review of The Blindness Revolution: Jernigan in His Own Words!
    Order Information: Item LSB00; Braille: $60.00; C2/C4: $15.00; Hardback: $50.00; Paperback: $25.00 | Order Now  
  • The Future Is Ours: Kenneth Jernigan, Builder of the Organized Blind Movement
    Order Information: Item LPA33; Video Cassette; $10.00 | Order Now
  • The Man and the Movement
    by Floyd Matson
    Tells the story of Jacobus tenBroek, the founder of the NFB, and the establishment and growth of the organized blind movement.  
    Order Information: Item LSA25; Braille/Print: $10.00; C2: $5.00 | Order Now

If you would like to order any of these items, please contact the Independence Market for availability. You may contact us by e-mail at IndependenceMarket@nfb.org or by phone at 410-659-9314, extension 2216. For additional information, please refer to our Independence Market Literature Order Procedure.