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The exhibit is made possible partially through the generosity of the class of 1958 and the Friends of the National Deaf Life Museum. Photographs and Documents, provided by the Gallaudet University Archives. Photograph of Juneau, Alaska Courthouse, provided by Michael Olson Private Collection
Tabitha Jacques, Exhibition Curator
Scott Carollo, Exhibition Designer
Drew Robarge, Exhibition Consultant
Jane Norman, Exhibition Project Director
Jean Bergey, Outreach Program, CPSO
Brian Greenwald, Associate Professor, Government and History
Ulf Hedberg, Director of Deaf Library Collections and Archives
Christine C.A. Katsapis, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Deaf Library Collections and Archives
Allison Wickens, Director of Education, National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Dan Falk, National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Institutional Advancement, Development and Public Relations
Doug Bahl, '74
Mary K. Lott, Program Manager, Campus Activities
Gallaudet University Physical Plant Department
Kim Sexton, Administration Secretary
Jack R. and Rosalyn Lee Gannon, ‘59
Lloyd Ballinger, '83
Scott Carollo, '82
Daphne Cox, '82
Brian Greenwald, '96, Vice-Chair
Carolyn McCaskill, '77, G- '05
Jane Norman, '68, Chair and Director
Edgar Palmer, '78, G- '03
Drew Robarge, '07
The National Deaf Life Museum and the Olof Hanson Conspicuous Leader 1862-1933 exhibition are sponsored by the Division of Academic Affairs.
The Weyerhaeuser Family Art Gallery and Exhibition Hall I. King Jordan Student Academic Center Gallaudet University 2009 - 2010
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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