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Performer Linsay Darnall, Jr. provides information about important events in deaf history. In authentic period costumes, he uses his knowledge of history and storytelling skills to recreate past events. Some topics covered include: education, religion, transportation, and employment.

Man wearing a vintage costume suit and hat stands in front of a white church and snow on the ground. He faces camera and uses sign language, gesturing with both hands out slightly to 1 side. Caption. Church services were done in sign language.
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Episode
2 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit sits behind a desk next to a typewriter and American flag. He faces camera and uses sign language, pointing his index finger towards an open palm. Caption. These papers shared opinions, discussions, and stories.
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Episode 1
1 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit stands next to a model of a wooden ship. He faces camera and uses sign language, pointing 1 finger up and the other across his body to the side. Caption. Of the National Association of the Deaf, the N, A, D.
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Episode 2
2 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume vest and white shirt sits in a chair in a home setting. He faces camera and uses sign language, pointing 1 finger up. Caption. The paper was called, "The Silent World."
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Episode 3
2 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit and brimmed hat stands outside with a white church behind him and snow on the ground. He faces camera and uses sign language, touching palms together in front of him. Caption. And asked him to teach his children.
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Episode 4
2 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit stands inside next to a window trimmed with lace curtains. He faces camera and uses sign language, gesturing with both hands up, palms down. Caption. Deaf people all over recognize him as a venerated leader.
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Episode 6
2 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing trousers with suspenders and a white captain's hat faces camera and uses sign language, touching his index finger to open palm. Caption. Of independence to earn the fruits of their labor.
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Episode 7
1 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit and hat stands in front of a building. He faces camera and uses sign language, touching his fingertips together to form a peak. Caption. By circling the house and waving through the windows.
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Episode 8
2 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a western vest, bandana, and hat stands outside of a wood building. He faces camera and gestures in sign language, both hands reaching out in front of him, palms facing in. Caption. Here at a small, humble town in Henniker, New Hampshire.
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Episode 9
2 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a western vest and bandana sits outside of a wood building. He faces camera and gestures in sign language, touching hands together with fingers fanned out. Caption. Storytelling, and the sharing of news from other areas.
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Episode 10
1 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit sits in a homey, indoor setting. He faces camera and uses sign language, holding an index finger up to his lips. Caption. The story of how Deaf-Blind education began in America.
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Episode 11
5 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a vintage costume suit and hat stands next to a steam engine train, facing towards camera and rubbing his hands together. Caption. Helped schools for the deaf to flourish.
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Episode 12
1 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12