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TeleTypewriter (TTY) phones

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0067
Overview The TeleTypewriter (TTY) phone collection consists of two phone systems. These are communication devices for the deaf. They were donated by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf.
Dates: ca. 1995-1998

Robert H. Weitbrecht and James C. Marsters TTY modem

 Collection
Identifier: RITDSA-0075
Overview The Robert H. Weitbrecht James C. Marsters TTY modem collection contains two metallic boxes with electronic circuitry inside that made up the acoustic telephone coupler (now known as a TTY modem) used by Dr. James C. Marsters in the first TTY telephone call between two deaf persons (May 1964).
Dates: 1964

Larry Scott collection of deaf studies publications

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0084
Overview This collection consists of a NTID publication titled Speechreading Strategies, Teletypewriters Made Easy! by Teletypewriters for the Deaf, Inc.
Dates: 1939-1963, 1974, 1984

Vistaphones

 Collection
Identifier: RITDSA-0146
Overview Collection contains two vistaphones and a modem. Vistaphones were video telephones that enabled the deaf to have have telephone conversations using sign language. Vistaphones were manufactured by Stromberg-Carlson, a subsidiary of General Dynamics and a telecommunications equipment and electronics manufacturing company in the United States. NTID experimented with Vistaphones, eventually installing more than 30 of the devices. Because of special wiring needs, Vistaphones could only be used for...
Dates: circa 1972

Purple Flasher notification light for the deaf

 Collection — Box: stored with RITDSA.0079
Identifier: RITDSA-0117
Overview The collection contains one Purple Flasher notification light distributed by Purple Communications.
Dates: circa 2000's

New York Relay Service promotional materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0182
Overview Various brochures and ephemera branded for New York Relay Service and the National Center for Deaf Health Research.
Dates: circa 2000

Collection of telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) modems

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0079
Overview Three examples of telecommunication devices for the deaf from the 1980's.
Dates: 1985-1988

Lee Brody New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0008
Overview The Lee Brody New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY collection documents New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY, a company founded by Lee Brody to provide telephone accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The collection contains business records, clippings, newsletters, photographs and TTY (teletypewriter) and technology equipment.
Dates: circa 1969-1989

Frank Caccamise papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0007
Overview Materials relating to NTID professor Frank Caccamise's work in the application and development of sign language assessment and instruction. The collection includes books, VHS tapes, and DVDs.
Dates: 1973-2004

Collection of Compact Portable TDD, NTID Deaf Professionals Group newsletters and NICD bookmarks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0148
Overview Collection of three items received from RIT NTID librarian, Joan Naturale. The portable TDD was one used by Naturale, the bookmarks she collected, and the newletters were given to her by her brother, Tony Naturale who was a writer for the newsletter.
Dates: 1990-1999

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National Technical Institute for the Deaf 7
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Eisenhart, Richard H. 1
Empire State Association of the Deaf 1
Frisina, D. Robert 1
Gallaudet College. National Information Center on Deafness (U.S.) 1
Gallaudet University 1
Hurwitz, Vicki T. 1
Kenney, Raymond T. 1
Lang, Harry G. 1
Lord, Edward (Ted) 1
Marsters, James C. 1
Matchett, Mary Karol 1
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National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Faculty 1
National Technical Institute for the Deaf. National Advisory Group 1
National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Student Life Team 1
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New York-New Jersey Phone-TTY 1
Panara, John 1
Panara, Shirley 1
Purple Communications 1
Ratcliffe, Frances 1
Rochester Civic Association of the Deaf 1
Rochester Institute of Technology. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Communications, Marketing, & Multimedia Services 1
Rochester Institute of Technology. National Technical Institute for the Deaf. NTID Performing Arts 1
Rochester Institute of Technology. Office of Communications 1
Rochester Institute of Technology. Publishing and Printing Department 1
Rochester Tel-Com Association of the Deaf, Inc. 1
Scott, Larry 1
Segalman, Bob 1
Simone, Albert J. 1
Stromberg-Carlson 1
Taylor, Sally 1
Terrazzino, Anna M. 1
VanVechten, Eleanor 1
VanVechten, Leonard 1
Weitbrecht, Robert H. 1
Wollenhaupt, Paula 1
Wollenhaupt, Peter 1
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