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October 15 is White Cane Day— a day to recognize the many achievements of blind and visually impaired citizens and the white cane as a tool promoting independent travel. Talking Books debuted at the Jacksonville Public Library on June 5, 1975.
Larry Junstrom was a founder of Lynyrd Skynyrd and member of the Jacksonville-based band, .38 Special. The .38 Special bass player passed away this past Sunday, October 6 at age 70. Our librarians in Special Collections were able to find some phenomenal photos of .38 Special from the Florida Times-Union Editorial Archive Collection, which is housed at the Main Library.