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- Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress, 1862-1939
This Collection Connection highlights Bell's interest in the education of the deaf and explores Visible Speech, a technique for educating the deaf developed by his father, Melville Bell. As Alexander Graham Bell was instrumental in facilitating Helen Keller's education with innovative teacher Anne Sullivan Macy, the collection also features their correspondence.
- Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies
This Collection Connection discusses a six-part documentary, A Day with Thomas A. Edison, that records his collaborations with his staff, conversations with industrial leaders, and supervision of the factory's production line. Edison's interactions with people reveal his strategies for overcoming his hearing disability.
- The U.S. Constitution: Continuity and Change
Lesson Three: Linking Past to Present looks at legislation from different eras of U.S. history that has made provisions for disabled veterans.
See Library of Congress videos promoting an understanding of people with disabilities as citizens, contributors and employees.