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Baltimore's Deaf Heritage

Images of America

by Kathleen Brockway

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The booming job market and beautifully designed city of Baltimore attracted many families and individuals to the area in the 19th century. Several of these transplants would become prominent figures in the Deaf community. George W. Veditz, an early American Sign Language filmmaker and former president of the National Association of the Deaf; Rev. Daniel E. Moylan, founder of the oldest operational Methodist church for the deaf; and George Michael "Dummy" Leitner, a professional baseball player, all influenced Baltimore's growing deaf population. Through vintage photographs of successful organizations and sports teams, including the Silent Oriole Club, Christ Church of the Deaf, the Jewish Deaf Society of Baltimore, the Silent Clover Society, and the National Fraternal Society for the Deaf, Baltimore's Deaf Heritage illustrates the evolution of Baltimore's Deaf community and its prominent leaders.


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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Kindle Book

  • Release date: June 9, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781439645598
  • File size: 62445 KB
  • Release date: June 9, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781439645598
  • File size: 62445 KB
  • Release date: June 9, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781439645598
  • File size: 100782 KB
  • Release date: June 9, 2014

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History Nonfiction

Languages

English

The booming job market and beautifully designed city of Baltimore attracted many families and individuals to the area in the 19th century. Several of these transplants would become prominent figures in the Deaf community. George W. Veditz, an early American Sign Language filmmaker and former president of the National Association of the Deaf; Rev. Daniel E. Moylan, founder of the oldest operational Methodist church for the deaf; and George Michael "Dummy" Leitner, a professional baseball player, all influenced Baltimore's growing deaf population. Through vintage photographs of successful organizations and sports teams, including the Silent Oriole Club, Christ Church of the Deaf, the Jewish Deaf Society of Baltimore, the Silent Clover Society, and the National Fraternal Society for the Deaf, Baltimore's Deaf Heritage illustrates the evolution of Baltimore's Deaf community and its prominent leaders.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Arcadia Publishing

    Kindle Book
    Release date: June 9, 2014

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781439645598
    File size: 62445 KB
    Release date: June 9, 2014

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781439645598
    File size: 62445 KB
    Release date: June 9, 2014

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781439645598
    File size: 100782 KB
    Release date: June 9, 2014

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English
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