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This petition from the Palermo branch Women’s Institute (WI) is one of a number of documents and photographs in Halton Heritage Services’ collection relating to WI branches throughout Halton Region. Now a worldwide organization, active in more…

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The first prototype of the Converto-Braille, a text to braille computerized transcriber developed by Roland Galarneau, c.1972.

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An early model of a punch-card reader to be used by computer programmers who were blind. Developed by Dr. James Swail at the NRC, c.1968.

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A Picht braillewriter, first developed by Oscar Picht in Germany, c.1899. Donated to the Canadian Science and Technology Museum in 1987 by Roland Galarneau.

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A slate and stylus from the Canadian Printing for the Blind fonds of the Canadian Science and Technology Museum Library and Archives, collected by Ernst P. Hamm for the museum c. 1986. Object featured in Envisioning Technologies, a virtual exhibit…

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A slate and stylus from the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB), Ottawa office

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Artifact No. 1992.0876

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Artifact No. 1969.0700.001

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Artifact no. 1968.0892.001

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Artifact no. 1967.0664.001
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