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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

NJ - NY PC Deaf Connection records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0081
Overview The collection contains a history of NJ-NY (New Jersey New York) Phone - TTY (Teletypewriter) Inc., its by-laws, various letters requesting donations, and meeting minutes for the organization.
Dates: 1992-2003, 2005-2009

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

RIT/NTID Marketing Communications slides

 Collection — Binder: 1-8
Identifier: RITDSA-0061
Overview RIT/NTID Marketing Communications slide collection originally contained 8 notebooks of images taken during the first 20 years of NTID's existence on RIT's campus. The majority of the images were taken in the 1970s, coinciding with the construction of the Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) building and dormitories. The images document the campus, buildings and their construction, classrooms and equipment, dedication ceremonies, and students, faculty and staff of NTID.
Dates: 1968-1990

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

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

 Collection
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

John Ratcliffe collection of communication devices for the deaf

 Collection — Box: 1-2, Object: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0155
Overview Collection of communication and noise alerting devices for the deaf used by donor John Ratcliffe throughout his life. Items included are doorbell signals, flashing lights, vibrating devices, and Telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDDs) that assisted those living without hearing.
Dates: circa 1955-2015

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

T. Alan and Vicki T. Hurwitz collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITDSA-0134
Overview Alan and Vicki Hurwitz were both employed at National Technical School for the Deaf (NTID) for many years. In 2013, they left to work at Gallaudet University. This collection includes several devices for communicating with the deaf, several coffee mugs from different events at NTID and cookbooks from different deaf schools across the U.S.
Dates: 1971-2007

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Breunig, Latham 1
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Empire State Association of the Deaf 1
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Karras, George 1
Kenney, Raymond T. 1
Lord, Edward (Ted) 1
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Matchett, Mary Karol 1
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Panara, John 1
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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
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