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A group of men and women sit on the steps of Chapel Hall at the National Deaf-Mute College ( later renamed Gallaudet University ).
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Title: First Meeting Of the Alumni Association Of The National Deaf-Mute College
Creator: n/a
Date: 1889
Format: Photograph
Source: Gallaudet University Archives
Keywords: Advocacy; Deaf; Deaf Culture; Disability Culture; Education; Educational Institutions; Friendship; Gallaudet University; Identity; Institutions; National Deaf-Mute College; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Washington, DC
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Thanks to Douglas C. Baynton. This photograph first appeared in his book Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Language (1996).