Labels for Hearing Impaired at Anacostia


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A special system of labels for the hearing impaired is installed in the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, marking the first use of such labels with a major exhibition in a Smithsonian museum.


  • Anacostia Community Museum
  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1981, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 353.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


June 5, 1981


  • Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Firsts
  • Museums and people with disabilities
  • Museum visitors
  • Disabilities
  • People with disabilities

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