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Interviews [Joe Flaherty and Wendy Low]

 Digital Work
Identifier: ds_0027_flahertylow_cap_01.mp4


  • Creation: 2007



Part of a collection of interviews made for a film on ASL poetry, "The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox." In the first interview, Joe Flaherty, Executive Director of Writers & Books in Rochester, New York, discusses his growing awareness of and involvement with the Deaf community in Rochester over the course of the last couple of decades. In the second interview, Wendy Low, Director of Community Outreach and Youth Education at Writers & Books, discusses the beginnings of ASL poetry and her work putting together the National Deaf Poetry Conference in 1987.


305.03 Megabytes (mp4)


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General Note

This material was digitized as part of a CLIR Hidden Collections grant: "Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY." Original VHS recordings were transferred to mp4 format, captioned, and voiced, by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Production Services department.

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA