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First Braille newspaper in the western hemisphere...



Item # 678841

December 02, 1957

THE WEEKLY NEWS, Boston, Dec. 2, 1957  This newspaper was the very first Braille newspaper in the entire western hemisphere, having begun in 1927 and is still "printing" today.
The top half of the front page is in English with raised type, the balance of the 28 page issue is totally in Braille.
Measures 10 by 12 inches, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century