Explore the growing digital archive of deaf history in Australia.

Collection: Deaf Places

  • Helen Keller Chapel 1956

    Helen Keller Chapel 1956

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • 262 Building 1928

    262 Building 1928

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • The meaning of a Deaf place

    The meaning of a Deaf place

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • Heritage Significance Report, Townsend House

    Heritage Significance Report, Townsend House

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • Hobart – Deaf and Dumb School 1928

    Hobart – Deaf and Dumb School 1928

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • Jolimont Square circa 1924-1926

    Jolimont Square circa 1924-1926

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • At Blackburn 1918-1920

    At Blackburn 1918-1920

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • Institution in Brighton circa 1880

    Institution in Brighton circa 1880

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • St Mary’s School Portsea

    St Mary’s School Portsea

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…
  • Photo of the Victorian School for Deaf Children (1970)

    Photo of the Victorian School for Deaf Children (1970)

    May 31, 2024
    Deaf places are places that have significance for deaf people, often over generations. These stories don’t focus so much on…

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