Explore the growing digital archive of deaf history in Australia.

Collection: Artefacts

  • How I tried to kill my hearing aid

    How I tried to kill my hearing aid

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • Doorbell

    Doorbell

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • TTY

    TTY

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • Decoder

    Decoder

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • Donation Box

    Donation Box

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • QLD Deaf School Foundation Stone

    QLD Deaf School Foundation Stone

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • QDS Honour Board

    QDS Honour Board

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • QDS Lectern

    QDS Lectern

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • DSNSW Pew

    DSNSW Pew

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…
  • DSNSW Chairs and Stand

    DSNSW Chairs and Stand

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf people have often been at the forefront of technology adoption. This collection highlights examples which were advanced for their…

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