Edwin Baker

Segment 1

Edwin Baker describes the moment in the trenches when he was injured and the immediate aftermath. (3:20)

Segment 2

When E.A. Baker returned to Canada after his rehabilitation at St. Dunstan's he brought with him a belief in the importance of good grooming and attention to personal appearances. He recognized that his future work life would be in offices, not farms or factories, and he felt he need to equip himself for that reality. His comments reflect social conditions for blind Canadians at the time. (0;39)

Segment 3

Given his lifestyle as a white collar worker, and his St. Dunstan’s training, E. A. Baker describes to his biographer how he accomplished some of his needs for being properly attired. (0:53)