Photo Gallery

Browse the photo gallery below for a glimpse into CNIB's long and rich history. Select each photo to view a larger version.

Banquet held at Pearson Hall to mark official opening of the CNIB facility, 1919 A sight-saving class at Orde Street School in Toronto, 1924 A blind man making a broom in the first part of the 20th century Chair caning was a highly prized skill
CNIB dictaphone pool, 186 Beverley Street, Toronto Confectionery stands operated by blind men did good business in the Vancouver courthouse, 1932 Home teacher Elizabeth Rusk, right, teaches Edna Sharpe to read braille, 1934 An Eye Patrol member examines the eyes of an Inuit woman
Tag Day for the Blind Advisory Board, 1933 Blind students learn braille, 1936 Hugh McCrea, one of the first ham radio operators in 1954 Queen Elizabeth visits CNIB, 1959
A camper at the Lake Joseph Centre makes his way down from Kentwood Point Blind coffee tasters at General Foods, 1971 Pierre Trudeau visits CNIB A White Cane Week mall display, Manitoba, 1988    
Former CNIB President Robert Waugh inspects the Technibus Wayne and Walter Gretzky with Euclid Herie at a CNIB fundraising event Stevie Wonder and CNIB staff, 1998 Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates visits CNIB, 2002