National Technical Institute for the Deaf -- History
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The A Time to Build collection contains materials including blueprints, negatives, and photo prints related to the making of the movie about the dedication of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf on the campus of RIT.
Audio recording of a talk given by William Castle on the history of NTID. NTID was established in 1966 and Robert Frisina became its first director in 1967. Exact date of the recording is unknown.
The John Panara collection on Robert and Shirley Panara includes photographs, correspondence and local news articles collected by the Panara family and used in an NTID exhibit on Robert Panara from 2014.
Materials from Linda (Crane) Lamitola documenting her participation in the first BTP summer interpreting training program in 1977. BTP was a summer training session for interpreters hosted by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The collection contains worksheets, notes, handouts, evaluations, and other curricular materials.
The NTID Outreach Office records contains a variety of documents and other materials orginally amassed and stored at the NTID Outreach Office.
Audio recording the speech made by President Lyndon B. Johnson on the signing of the legislation outlining the establishment of a National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Complete assemblage of the commemorative stamp package to honor Robert Panara. Panara was a teacher in the field of Deaf Studies and taught at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf from 1967 until 1987. The collection contains programs, envelopes, a stamp sheet, and a framed stamp presentation.
Collection is a 21" x 21" fabric square used by a local interpreting organization at a workshop to explain the history of waving a handkerchief to signal applause from a deaf audience.