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Left Behind: HIV/AIDS and the Deaf Community
We Are Equal Exhibit
The Life of Robert Panara Exhibit
Olof Hanson Exhibit
Deaf Peace Corps Exhibit
Language, Culture, Communities
Deaf HERstory Exhibit
Then and Now Exhibit
History Through Deaf Eyes
Gallaudet at 150 and Beyond Exhibit
National Deaf Life Museum
Andrew J. Foster Exhibit
Andrew Jackson Foster was the first Black Deaf student to graduate from Gallaudet University after the Jim Crow era. Although he was allowed to enroll, the campus atmosphere was no less racist than the world outside it, and Foster’s experiences with bullying spurred him to graduate in only three years. Undeterred, he pursued his life’s mission, opening schools for Deaf children in countries throughout Africa. Gallaudet University is proud of Foster’s legacy. Still, we must honor the hardships he faced on campus to truly understand and appreciate his great success.
Andrew J. Foster: Missionary, Educator, and Advocate exhibition was unveiled on April 8, 2014, along with Gallaudet at 150 and Beyond and Then and Now exhibitions as part of Gallaudet University’s sesquicentennial celebration.
The front side of the original rotating exhibit that was unveiled on April 8, 2014.
Photo courtesy of Dick Moore.
The backside of the original rotating exhibit with three Gallaudet students looking at the display.
Photo courtesy of Shane Dundas and the National Deaf Life Museum.
"He offered himself as an instrument for God to open doors where there were none, shed light where there was darkness, impart knowledge where there was ignorance, and provide hope where there was despair." - Dr. Isaac O. Agboola, '81, G-'83, 2009 Below is a...
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