Telecommunications devices for the deaf -- United States -- History
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Purple Flasher notification light for the deaf
The collection contains one Purple Flasher notification light distributed by Purple Communications.
Raymond Kenney collection of ESAD and RTCAD records
The Raymond Kenney collection of ESAD and RTCAD records spans Raymond T. Kenney's time in General local and national organziations, RTCAD, RCAD and ESAD.These positions produced paperwork such as administrative materials, flyers, TTY supply booklets, correspondence with in and to other organizations and multiple testimonals from court cases.
RIT/NTID Marketing Communications slides
RIT/NTID Marketing Communications slide collection originally contained 8 notebooks of images taken during the first 20 years of NTID's existence on RIT's campus. The majority of the images were taken in the 1970s, coinciding with the construction of the Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) building and dormitories. The images document the campus, buildings and their construction, classrooms and equipment, dedication ceremonies, and students, faculty and staff of NTID.
Robert H. Weitbrecht and James C. Marsters TTY modem
The Robert H. Weitbrecht James C. Marsters TTY modem collection contains two metallic boxes with electronic circuitry inside that made up the acoustic telephone coupler (now known as a TTY modem) used by Dr. James C. Marsters in the first TTY telephone call between two deaf persons (May 1964).
T. Alan and Vicki T. Hurwitz collection
Alan and Vicki Hurwitz were both employed at National Technical School for the Deaf (NTID) for many years. In 2013, they left to work at Gallaudet University. This collection includes several devices for communicating with the deaf, several coffee mugs from different events at NTID and cookbooks from different deaf schools across the U.S.
TeleTypewriter (TTY) phones
The TeleTypewriter (TTY) phone collection consists of two phone systems. These are communication devices for the deaf. They were donated by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.