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Through Deaf Eyes
A Photographic History of an American Community

Douglas C. Baynton, Jack R. Gannon, and Jean Lindquist Bergey

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chapter one

chapter two
The Advent of Deaf Education in the United States

chapter three
Formation of an American Deaf Community

chapter four
The Struggle over Sign Language

chapter five
In a Time of War and Economic Depression

chapter six
Awareness and Access



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Douglas C. Baynton is Associate Professor, American Cultural History, History of Disabilities, and the American Sign Language Program, University of Iowa.

Jack R. Gannon is former Special Assistant for Advocacy to the president of Gallaudet University and is the curator of the History Through Deaf Eyes exhibition.

Jean Lindquist Bergey is the Outreach Liaison and History Through Deaf Eyes Director, College of Professional Studies and Outreach, Gallaudet University.

ISBN 978-1-56368-347-3, 8½ x 11 hardcover, 200 pages, photographs, references, index


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