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Deaf students and teachers in a parlor with a piano.
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Title: McCowen Oral School Parlor
From: The McCowen Oral School For Young Deaf Children
Original caption: In the Parlor.
Creator: Mary McCowen (author)
Date: 1893
Format: Photograph
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.3
Keywords: Advocacy; Chicago, IL; Children; Communication; Deaf; Education; Educational Institutions; Ideologies; Illinois; Institutions; McCowen Oral School For Young Deaf Children; Music; Oralism; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities
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).

Objects From This Artifact:
- Class In Sewing (still)
- Class In Sloyd (still)
- Dining Room Of The McCowen Oral School For Young Deaf Children (still)
- First Intermediate Class (still)
- First Kindergarten Class (still)
- Lesson In Articulation (still)
- McCowen Oral School Parlor (still)
- Room Furnished By Mrs. Wm. Moore (still)
- Saturday Morning In Gynasium (still)
- The McCowen Oral School For Young Deaf Children (doc)