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A group of seven children and their teacher speak while looking into mirrors.
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Title: Tongues And Palates
From: "The Passing Of The Dumb"
Original caption: Tongues and palates that have never had even a bowing acquaintance are introduced to the mirror. The tongue is constantly compared with the teacher's for the obtaining of flexibility
Creator: Louise E. Dew (author)
Date: June 3, 1911
Format: Photograph
Publication: Harper's Weekly
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.15
Keywords: Children; Communication; Deaf; Education; Educational Institutions; Institutions; New York; New York City, NY; New York Institution For The Improved Instruction Of Deaf-Mutes; Oralism; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations
Note: Thanks to Douglas C. Baynton. This photograph first appeared in his book Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Language (1996).

Objects From This Artifact:
- "The Passing Of The Dumb" (doc)
- Tongues And Palates (still)