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The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by

Herbert Hoover was president of the United States from 1929 until 1933. 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

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

1929-1933

Percival Hall

Percival Hall

1910-1945

1930

Alice Ruth Campbell Diploma

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Alice Ruth Campbell

Alice Ruth Campbell

Bachelor of Science

June 10, 1930

Gift of the children of Alice Ruth Campbell, Class of 1930, all of whom are Gallaudet alumni: Franklyn Amann, ’64, Astrid Amann Goodstein, ’65, and Paula Amann Chance, ’67, courtesy Gallaudet University Archives.

1932

Alan B. Crammatte Diploma

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Alan B. Crammatte

Alan B. Crammatte

Bachelor of Arts

June 7, 1932

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...

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