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Omaha Synagogue Publishes Braille Guide to New York World’s Fair

April 27, 1965
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The first Braille guide to aid blind persons visiting the New York World’s Fair has been published by Beth El. Synagogue here, and will be available in the Travelers Aid Pavilion at the Fair.

Entitled “Fingertip Trip Through the Fair,” the guide was written by Al Sperber, of New York, who has been blind for seven years. He visited the Fair last year and made a record of the places the sightless would enjoy through hearing, touch, smell or taste. Aiding Mr. Sperber in the project was Dr. Jacob Freid, director of the Jewish Braille Institute in New York.

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