September 7 - October 24, 2004

Hosted by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, in conjunction with the Alabama Association of the Deaf.

Unidentified older male speaking with unidentified female about the tactile bust display.Reverend Jay Croft, who led the planning for the Birmingham, Alabama opening, is sharing the story of how and why this model of the face of Helen Keller is on display.  September 7, 2004.

Approximately 10 - 15 children watching TV monitor while male adult stood by.Students from the Alabama Institute for the Deaf are viewing the interactive film "By Necessity and By Choice: How We Communicate" in the exhibition at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. September 7, 2004.

Three men posing with large scissors with a large red bow on it - all were smiling and ready to do a ribbon cutting ceremony.From left to right: Gallaudet University Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Glenn Anderson, '68; Dr. Lawrence J. Pijeaux, Jr.; President and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; and Gallaudet President, Dr. I. King Jordan, '70; during the exhibition opening.

Jack Gannon standing on the stage and giving presentation about the exhibit.

Dr. Jack Gannon giving remarks about the exhibit.