Deaf History

deaf history


ASL Rose, Earthbuzz, Sports Village

Ella’s Flashlight
Ella Mae Laentz’ web vlog on historic and current issues related to Deaf identity

Gallaudet University Archives

History Through Deaf Eyes

Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

The Deaf Internet Bookstore


Books/ DVD’s

Brewster, Eveyln (Eds.) (1988). Gallaudet in the News: Special Protest Issue. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Campbell, Robinson and Stratiy. (2002). Deaf Women of Canada: A Proud History and Exciting Future. Edmonton, Alberta: Duval House Publishing.

Carbin, Clifton F. (1996). Deaf Heritage in Canada: A Distinctive, Diverse and Enduring Culture. Whitby: Mcgraw Hill Ryerson Limited.

Carbin, Clifton F. (2005). Samuel Thomas Greene: A Legend in the Nineteenth Century Deaf Community. Canada: Epic Press.

Cripps, Joanne. (2000). Quiet Journey: Understanding the Rights of Deaf Children. Owen Sounds, Ontario: Ginger Press. 153 pages

Carroll, Cathryn and Mather, Susan M. (1997). Movers & Shakers: Deaf People Who Changed the World. San Diego, California: Dawn Sign Press.

Eriksson, Per. (1993). The History of Deaf People: A Source Book. Orebro, Sweden: SIH Laromedel.

Gallaudet, Edward M. (1983). History of the College for the Deaf, 1857-1907. Washington, DC: Gallaudet College Press.

Gannon, Jack R. (1981). Deaf History: A Narrative History of Deaf America. Silver Springs, Maryland: National Association of the Deaf.

Gannon, Jack R. (1989). The Week The World Heard Gallaudet. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Gibson, H., Small, A., and Mason, D. (1997). Deaf Bilingual Bicultural Education in J. Cummins and D. Corsen (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Language and Education, Volume 5: Bilingual Education, 231-240. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Groce, Nora Ellen. (1985). Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on Martha Vineyard. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Hemingway, John (2007). Classic Ontario ASL: Name Signs. Mississauga: Ontario Cultural Society of the Deaf. DVD

Holcomb, Mabs and Woods, Sharon. (1989). Deaf Women: A Parade through the Decades. San Diego, California: Dawn Sign Press.

Lane, Harlan. (1984). When the Mind Hears: A History of the Deaf. New York: Random House.

Lane, Harlan Eds. And Philip, F. Trans. (2006). Early Deaf History Revealed: French Writings from 1764 – 1840 (Translated). The Deaf Experience: Classics in Language and Education. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. 232 pages.

Lane, Harlan, Hoffmeister, Robert and Bahan, Ben. (1996). A Journey into the DEAF-WORLD. San Diego, California: Dawn Sign Press.

Mahshie, Shawn, N. (1995). Educating Deaf Children Bilingually: With Insights and Applications From Sweden and Denmark. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Pre-College Programs.

Moore, Matthew Scott and Panara, Robert F. (1996). Great Deaf Americans: The Second Edition. Rochester, New York: MSM Productions, Ltd.

Ontario Association of the Deaf (2006). OAD: In Retrospect. DVD.

Padden, Carol and Humphries, Tom. (1988). Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Sacks, Oliver. (1989). Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.

Small, A. and Mason, D. (2007). ASL Bilingual Bicultural Education in J.Cummins and N. H. Hornberger (eds.) Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 2nd Edition, Volume 5: Bilingual Education, 1-13. Springer Science and Business Media LLC.

Smith, A. and Jacobowitz, L. (2005). Have you ever seen…? An American Sign Language (ASL) Handshape DVD/Book. Washington, D.C.: ASL Rose.

Supalla, Samuel, J. (1992). The Book of Name Signs: Naming in American Sign Language. San Diego, California: Dawn Sign Press.

Van Cleve, John V. (2000). Deaf History Unveiled: Interpretations from the New Scholarship. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 320 pages


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