Eugenics and Deaf people: resources

"Eugenics Tree" (1923). Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society.

Biesold, Horst, & Friedlander, Henry. (1999) Crying Hands: Eugenics and Deaf People in Nazi Germany. Washington: Gallaudet University Press.

Ryan, Donna F., et al. (2002) "Deaf people in Hitler's Europe". Gallaudet University Press.

Ryan, Donna F. (2005) "Deaf people in Hitler's Europe: conducting oral history interviews with deaf Holocaust survivors." University of California Press.

"Zoom Focus: Confession: An historical drama set during Victorian England." Short film with English subtitle about Alexander G. Bell's propaganda for a ban on sign language and marriage of Deaf couples in the 19th century.


"Deaf Holocaust."

"The Deaf Princess Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust."

Related topics: Alexander G. Bell, Holocaust.