2377:
"A Person who writes Backwards," handwritten report with photo and writing samples, conducted in Jamaica by Morris Steggerda
Date:
1927
Pages: (1|2|3|4|5|6|7)
Source:
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives, Steggerda, Box 12 Folder 118, 97 7270
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&quote;A Person who writes Backwards,&quote; handwritten report with photo and writing samples, conducted in Jamaica by Morris Steggerda

Oct - 31927 97 7270 A Person who writes Backwards. I was told by Miss Ethel Henderson that there was a person in the region of Racabessea[?] who wrote backwards, & that in order to read her writing it was necessary to hold to[sic] to a mirror. While on the North Shore I visited the Henderson home, and together we went to an almost inaccessible[sic] place called Bonny Gate where after a diligent search we found Ethel [obscured]. She was cooking in a Jamaican kitchen, and altho[sic] she was deaf her eyesight was good and she recognised Miss Henderson after a parting of perhaps 15 years. - She changed [end]

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