Washington Post: An online exhibit from Gallaudet recounts the stories of deaf printers

Washington Post: An online exhibit from Gallaudet recounts the stories of deaf printers. “Democracy may die in darkness but it once flourished in silence. In the not-too-distant past of the 20th century, deaf printers worked alongside their hearing colleagues to put out The Washington Post, setting type, pasting it down, assembling advertisements and working on the presses. Because those jobs are gone — obsolesced out of existence by advances in technology — those printers are gone. But they’re remembered in a new online exhibit unveiled Monday at Gallaudet University, when about a dozen deaf former Washington Post employees gathered at the college’s Chapel Hall.”

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