National Geographic : 1949 Sep
4r~ (I',' 1111J1 U ITlI Il'l () National hGeographic Society 4 Burma-Shave Signs Come from Minneapolis In 1926 Allan Odell, now president of Burma-Vita Company, became the original "Burma-Shave poet," composing humorous road signs to advertise brushless shaving cream. "Advertising men said it wouldn't work," recalls his father, Clinton Odell. But it did. 324 Kodachromcs by John E. Fletcher and B. Anthony Stewart + Boys with Poor Sight Train Other Senses At the Minnesota Braille and Sight Saving School at Faribault, pupils arrange a miniature farm with the aid of a heightened sense of touch. Even the totally blind are trained to live useful lives; youngsters no older than these learn to read and write Braille.