Story:

A Committee Forms

1938

Black and White photo. group seated around a large conference tableTurning its attention to helping people who are blind secure jobs, Congress drafts the Wagner-O’Day Act. On June 23, an advisory committee meets at American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) to discuss implementation of the proposed act. The 20 representatives of the committee were known as the General Council of Workshops for the Blind, and later became the National Association for the Employment of People Who Are Blind (NAEPB).