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The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by United States President Calvin Coolidge who was president from 1923 until 1929.

Diplomas were also signed by Percival Hall, president of Gallaudet from 1910 until 1945.

During this period, the school was known as the Columbia Institution for the Deaf which included both the Kendall School primary programs and Gallaudet College.

U.S. President

Gallaudet President

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

1923-1929

Percival Hall

Percival Hall

1910-1945

1924

Ernest George Langenberg Diploma

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Ernest George Langenberg

Ernest George Langenberg

Bachelor of Arts

June 10, 1924

Gallery of Diplomas Collection

In 1864, Congress passed a bill authorizing the institution, known as the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, to establish the National College for the Deaf and Dumb which would provide college-level instruction and confer college degrees. On...

National Deaf Life Museum

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