The guides and collections here can be used to research the history of deaf and hard of hearing people in Virginia, as well as laws that have affected services to deaf people.
View scanned issues of the Goodson Gazette from 1875 to 1908. Part of the LVA Virginia Newspaper Program.
View full-text scans of issues of White Columns from the 1960s to 1980s. Part of the LVA Virginia Yearbooks Digital Project.
View this online exhibit to explore the beginnings of the American School for the Deaf (ASD) in the 19th century, key leaders, the communication divide, the Deaf President Now (DPN) movement, sign languages, medical cultural view, hearing technological developments, and superheroes.
Video, testimonies, articles, scripts, artwork, books and links to other related sites that examine the lives of Deaf North Americans, Deaf Europeans, and Deaf Asians before, during, and after the war. Visit Deaf WWII.
Visit the Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure" is a series of nine videos that works alongside the book by Carolyn McCaskill, Ceil Lucas, Robert Bayley, and Joseph Hill in collaboration with Roxanne Dummett, Pamela Baldwin, and Randall Hogue to present "the first sociohistorical and linguistic study of this language variety."
Visit the NTID site to explore the major milestones in the history of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID).