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Subject Guide: Deaf & Hard of Hearing History

Archival and library highlights found at the Center relating to Deaf & HArd of Hearing history, communities, and philanthropy.

Student at the Lexington School for the Deaf, 1942. I-433. AJHS

About this Guide

This research guide was created to highlight various archival collections and books from the Center's five partner institutions that illuminate the history of Deaf and Hard of Hearing culture. If you are interested in a collection or library item you do not see highlighted in this guide, please visit, where you can search by keyword, name, title, subject or call number. 

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