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ALBERT SWINDLER - Patent (excerpt)


US Patent Office

Albert Swindler of Browns Valley, Indiana

Writing Machine for the Use of the Blind

Patented Nov 29, 1910

Application Filed: Aug 12, 1909

Serial No 512,574

977,237

To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Albert Swindler, a citizen of the US, residing at Browns Valley in the county of Montgomery and State of Indiana, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Wrighting-Machines for the Use of the Blind, of which the following is a specification.

There are at the present time 3 recognized and well known systems of producing to the blind - New York Point - Braille & Moon Script. The object of my present invention is to produce a machine by means of which a strip of paper or other suitable material may be embossed with characters written in any one of the 3 systems mentioned, the construction being used that the machine may be readily adjusted, for any one of the 3 systems... a further object of my invention is to provide means to facilitate the correction of errors in the product of the machine ..

the rest is MUCH detail of what his macine can do in regards to the 3 present ways blind folks can read or type


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