Gallaudet University created the “DEAF EYES” project to bring Deaf history to the public and expand our understanding of United States history. The project is multi-faceted and includes the:

Gallaudet University produced the exhibition, book, poster series, and this website.

Woman in white dress with left first raised up while on the ri ght hand leaning on the U.S. Flag

Students from the St. Rita’s School for the Deaf. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918.
Photograph by J.B. Schmidt.
National Archives, Image: 165-WW-77E-3.

History Through Deaf Eyes

was made possible by a major grant from the

and generous support from:

THE MOTOROLA FOUNDATION
THE JOHN S. and JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION
THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION
SBC FOUNDATION
BFGOODRICH FOUNDATION