Areas of Study


A soda fountain counter is crowded with white students as an African American woman serves the drinks.
Agnes Padden, ’47, and her friends at the Gallaudet Pharmacy soda fountain and ice cream stand (Courtesy of Gallaudet University Archives)


People sit at tables alongside large windows and across from serving counters.
Socialization, studying, shopping, and dining at Union Market (Courtesy of National Deaf Life Museum Staff)