Christian Record Services, Inc. (CRS)

A multinational, nonprofit corporation that develops, produces, and distributes free publications and services that help meet the educational, recreational, social, and motivational needs of the sight- and hearing-impaired and of those with other physical disabilities. It has its headquarters at 4444 South 52nd Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68516. History. Beginnings of the Work for the Visually Impaired . As early as 1897 the General Conference, in its awakening awareness of a duty to give the message of the Bible to all the world, gave consideration to reaching the visually impaired. In an effort to fulfill this recognized duty, the International Tract Society, with headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, purchased a stereotype machine for making plates for raised point print and issued a nu...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.