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Deaf History

Man and woman seated on a couch. Woman is signing. Caption. He's the chief of Captioned Films.
24 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman at door of a brick building. Caption. So with the 16 Black students and 4 Black teachers, they set up what...
43 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 2
2 minutes 32 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 10
1 minutes 38 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 6
2 minutes 56 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 4
2 minutes 43 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.
Deaf History That
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.
Deaf History That
Episode 8
2 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 11
5 minutes 1 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 1
1 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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.
Deaf History That
Episode
2 minutes 11 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 9
2 minutes 55 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.
Deaf History That
Episode 12
1 minutes 55 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."
Deaf History That
Episode 3
2 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup on a portafilter filled with tamped down coffee grounds. Caption. The best tasting coffee is Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 1001
28 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2 women stand opposite a man who is leaning against a railing and using sign language. Caption. It's difficult to know where to place the interpreter.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 1003
28 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman faces camera and gestures in sign language as if in an interview. She holds 1 index finger up and points out towards her open palm. Behind her, an Emmy award rests on top of a T, V set. Caption. The script is where the power is.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 209
28 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of people running down a tree-lined road, wearing numbers on their shirts like they are competing in a race. Caption. Only 375 yards to go.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 310
27 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a red shirt with white lettering on the front holds his arms out while walking down a street. Caption. What's your cause? Deaf president now.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 402
27 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of the U, S Capitol building. In the foreground, people walk towards the Capitol along a walkway. Caption. That the U, S Capitol is accessible.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 404
27 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Scruffy man wearing an army uniform stands across from a woman in a blue dress. He's holding 1 hand up and scrunching his face. Caption. To play the title character in "Ajax."
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 411
27 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup on a man's hands working on parts of a machine. Caption. Equipment his clients have entrusted to his care.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 503
28 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young boy wearing a costume performs on stage. He faces the audience and uses sign language, holding 1 arm up, palm angled towards his face. Caption. It represents a new era in Deaf Theatre. A cooperative.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 505
27 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman faces camera and gestures in sign language, holding 1 finger up to her cheekbone. Next to her, a man watches her hand gestures. Caption. Entertained by extremely talented deaf performers.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 506
28 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a business suit and glasses sits behind a desk. He is angled just off camera and gesturing in sign language, holding 1 hand up palm out in front of him. Caption. Deaf people tend to be more observant.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 601
28 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a colorful stained glass window showing a man wearing medieval military armor and helmet, holding a hand up to point out in front of him. Caption. This is Saint Ann's Church for the Deaf.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 609
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of teenagers in casual attire stand in a line on a lawn with trees behind them, all looking out in the same direction. Caption. To emphasize the importance of teamwork.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 611
28 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of a small fishing boat on the water with 2 men leaning out to look over the side of the boat. Caption. And generations of weathered faces work the trade of their forefathers.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 705
28 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman wearing a red blazer and glasses sits behind a desk. She faces camera and uses sign language, holding both hands up in a staggered position with loose fists pointing inwards. Caption. The third goal involves political networking and advocacy.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 804
27 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman wearing a white jacket sits next to a lap pool. She faces camera and uses sign language, holding hands up in a staggered position, index fingers pointing up and across her body. Caption. Every day my training takes about 5 hours.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 807
28 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of men and women in business attire gather in a hallway. Caption. Held on the campus of Gallaudet University.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 809
28 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
4 people wearing scrubs, look down at a person covered in a blanket on an operating table.1 man reaches down towards the person as the others observe. Caption. You gain a lot of knowledge and insight.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 811
28 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman stands on stage facing out towards the audience and using sign language. Behind her, a covered wagon is parked on set. Caption. Because I did not know when I came here that the actress.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 903
27 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a volunteer fireman's uniform holds the wheel of a red truck while looking towards camera. Caption. Working with 90 volunteers to help protect 4,000 households.
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 911
27 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Senior man faces camera using sign language, holding up a hand like he is going to take a picture. Caption. Taught Gallaudet sign language.
Famous Deaf Americans
Episode 1
30 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Senior man faces camera using sign language. Caption. She was the deaf girlfriend of "The Fonz," Henry Winkler.
Famous Deaf Americans
Episode 2
29 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man gestures in sign language on stage, touching thumbs together, hands flat and pointing in either direction. Caption. A butterfly in South America.
1 hours 10 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Male performer on stage reaches 1 hand out in front while lunging back slightly, as if he is doing a pantomime act. Caption. Eyes the runner leading off first base.
57 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: All -
Still image from: History of American Sign Language
10 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: How to Sign in BASL (Black American Sign Language)
Grade Level: 7 - 12
King Jordan stands in front of several microphones with a crowd of people behind him. Caption. I, King Jordan became the first deaf president.
25 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Robert Panara and Bernard Bragg seated on a stage and talking to one another.
47 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Painted profile image of Laurent Clerc. Caption. A co-founder of the first permanent school for the Deaf in Connecticut called.
31 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Teenage girl and teenage boy sit in a booth facing one another. The girl uses sign language while the boy looks at her with his chin resting on his hand.
Map It: What Comes Next?
Episode 8
1 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman in a suit jacket uses sign language with her mouth open. Her hands are rounded and facing each other as if holding a small ball.
Map It: What Comes Next?
Episode 23
3 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Robert Panara, professor and authority on deaf figures in literature, faces camera and uses sign language. Caption. We have almost 1,000 deaf students.
28 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo of a group of men playing basketball, one reaches up to the basket and the other tries to block him. Caption. The Los Angeles Club of the Deaf.
30 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
An outdoor image of a house built over still water and surrounded by trees. Caption. Eventually found a new home in French-speaking Louisiana.
50 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A man in a blue sweater and light trousers does sign language towards the camera. Caption. I sheepishly went back to my seat.
53 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 12