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The LACD Story

30 minutes 17 seconds

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Presents the story of the closing of the Los Angeles Club of the Deaf (LACD). Highlights the past history of the LACD and what it has meant to its members. Offers a look at Deaf culture from the insiders' point of view.

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Man with brown hair and beard pointing right index finger out and away from camera. Caption. Uh, have you taught your children sign language.
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Nineteenth Century replica of the Amistad being repaired outdoors. Caption. You know, I worked on this project for 2 years.
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Baseball player runs to first base as first baseman holds up his mitt. Coach and umpire watch base.  Caption. And they helped me become the person that I am today.
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    Connie S. (Sacramento, CA)
    October 25th, 2017 at 12:29 PM

    An excellent film about a Deaf Club and the importance of Deaf Clubs in the Deaf community.

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    Connie S. (Sacramento, CA)
    October 12th, 2017 at 12:20 PM

    Excellent film about the history the LACD! Been showing it to my class for years.

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    Melissa M. (Austin, TX)
    February 23rd, 2017 at 04:13 PM

    Very good documentary about the LACD, showing how the deaf community joined together and created a place for deaf people to mingle, share the arts and spend time together.

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    Irma R. (Tucson, AZ)
    February 6th, 2016 at 07:43 PM

    Great video about LACD and its history.