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Saturday, 23 April 2016

The Deaf Vineyarders Who Talked With Their Hands

Deaf (and hearing ASL-users) community of Martha's Vineyard.
Thanks for the history lesson, New England Historical Society
In the 1800s, a disproportionate number of people on Martha's Vineyard were deaf. The deaf Vineyarders were doing fine until Alexander Graham Bell arrived.
NEWENGLANDHISTORICALSOCIETY.COM

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