First Deaf School in America

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) in Hartford, Connecticut, is the oldest permanent and recognized school for the deaf in the United States. It was founded on April 15, 1817, by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet…

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A Tribute to Andrew Foster

[I had the privilege and honor to meet Andrew Foster several times. He is a great part of the heritage of the deaf, especially in Africa. It is an honor to pay tribute to this…

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Who is Horace Mann

(May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) Horace Mann was an American education reformer, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1834…

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To The Child Who May Read This Book

To The Child Who May Read This Book By Rev. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (This is the introduction to our “new” large book (110 pgs) “Bible Stories & Biographies” by Thomas H. Gallaudet in 1834. These…

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Deaf Timelines – History & Heritage

Deaf Timelines – History & Heritage Secular – Sports – Religious – Missions – Technology and News Events Compiled By Dr. Ted Camp, SWM Silent Word Publications – PO Box 889 – Trenton, Georgia 30752  Revised & Upgraded January 2011 [As…

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