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Deaf AIDS Core slides and ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0043

Scope and Contents

Deaf AIDS Core slides (24 slides) include information on transmission, prevention, infection, testing, the blood supply, and social issues related to HIV/AIDS. Additional ephemera added in 2014 which includes the Deaf AIDS Core mission statement, contact information, along with contact information for other help lines for the deaf.

Dates

  • circa 1995

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Deaf AIDS Core (DAC) was a grassroots organization in Rochester, New York. Made up of NTID faculty and community members, the group was active in the mid-1990s. DAC served as a consultant to the American Red Cross in designing visual materials for use in HIV/AIDS education with Deaf community members with low literacy skills.

Extent

2 Folder(s) (document box)

Language

English

Overview

24 slides of educational material related to HIV/AIDS education designed for the Deaf, and one flyer.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 327

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 09:83

Deaf AIDS Core slides were donated to the Deaf Studies Archive by Patti Durr in 2009. Durr served in the group and is a faculty member at National Institute for the Deaf.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

Creator

Title
Deaf AIDS Core slides
Subtitle
RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
17 October 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
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