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Scope and Content
The Dorothy P. Polakoff Collection includes materials related to lip reading. The collection dates from 1944 to 1950 and contains approximately 850 items. The bulk of the collection includes books, clippings, lip reading lessons, and story exercises. The folder of books entitled "Jane Walker's Book of Lip Reading Practice Material" was written by Jane B. Walker in 1945 and used for lip reading classes. The remaining folders were also used in lip reading classes. The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.
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