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Louis Braille (1809-1852).

The Braille system was devised by the Frenchman in 1821 after he tried a system of "Night writing" developed by Charles Barbier. He simplified the version and revolutionized written communication for the visually impaired.

Cousins Edwin Binney & C. Harold Smith are the inventors of Crayons in 1885. Originally, their company produced industrial colorants such as red oxide for barn paint and carbon black chemicals to make tires black which they entered in the 1900 Paris World's Fair. Also in 1900, they created slate pencils and soon after invented chalk for which they won a Gold Medal at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Then in 1903 Mr. Binney invented his own wax crayons and named them Crayola.

Black-and-white photographs of Crayola's founders Edwin Binney and his cousin, C. Harold Smith, c. and my Grandfather and Dad were both C.

7 Life-Changing Inventions by Blind Inventors: Louise Braille invented the popular reading system for the blind known as the Braille System.

7 Life-Changing Inventions by Blind Inventors

When Louis Braille was 15 years old, he developed an ingenious system of reading and writing by means of raised dots. Today, in virtually every language throughout the world, Braille is the standard form of writing and reading used by blind people.

Susan Blow (1843–1916). In 1873, Susan Blow fought to bring kindergarten into the St. Louis Public Schools, making St. Louis the first school district in the nation to offer kindergarten. By the time of her death in 1916, more than 400 cities had kindergartens in the public schools.

Susan Blow - In she fought to bring kindergarten into the St. Louis Public Schools, making St. Louis the first school district in the nation to offer kindergarten. By the time of her death in more than 400 cities had kindergartens in the public schools.

Learn about the life of Louis Braille and the creation of the braille code.

Biography and life story of Louis Braille, who developed the braille code, based upon the system by Charles Barbier

Louis Braille loved the Lord and God used him to revolutionize education for the blind.

Louis Braille loved the Lord and God used him to revolutionize education for the blind.~Click image and when it enlarges, click again to read a devotion.

A história obscura do Dia das Mães

A história obscura do Dia das Mães

Anna Jarvis lost control of the holiday she helped to create. The Founder of Mother's Day Later Fought to Have It Abolished

Master Geniuses Of Criminology Jane Addams Picture

Four Master Geniuses Of Criminology

I Jane Adams was so far had of her time. She was a visionary and I hope I can make her proud.

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