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Film, Video Preservation of the Sign Language

About this Item


  • Preservation of the Sign Language


  • Veditz, George William

Created / Published

  • 1913


  • -  Educational films


  • Educational films


  • -  Sound: This moving image content is silent, and was created without sound or a soundtrack.
  • -  Summary: Mr. George William Veditz, teacher in the Colorado School for the deaf, in the sign language of the deaf, shows the importance of preserving the sign language as it is taught.


  • Film, Video

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Mavis identifier: 1815816

Source Collection

  • National Association Of The Deaf Collection (Library Of Congress)


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Veditz, George William. Preservation of the Sign Language. 1913. Video.

APA citation style:

Veditz, G. W. (1913) Preservation of the Sign Language. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Veditz, George William. Preservation of the Sign Language. 1913. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.