Braille Letter from John Beaulieu


In 1956 President Dwight D. Eisenhower was running for re-election. The author of this letter writes in Braille from the oldest school for the blind in the world. To write this letter, John Beaulieu used a stylus to push raised letters into heavy paper that was clamped into a hinged slate. The dotted border marks the frame on the slate that held the paper in place. Read President Eisenhower's response to John Beaulieu.

National Archives, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library


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