Celebrate 150 Years of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address with ASL-Themed Stories

lincolnTuesday, November 19, 2013, is the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address. A commemoration ceremony will be held at 10 am at Gettysburg National Memorial Park. If you can’t attend the event, below are links to various ASL-themed stories and videos related to the Gettysburg address:

Research from Ted Supalla about if historical sign language materials were assembled, how might they be presented and made accessible to users? The Gettysburg address is one of those events that were compiled in NAD films. Learn more here.

In 1915, a film was produced of Devil’s Den, which was held by the Confederates.  This gives you a glimpse on where 6,000 people died on one day. Dr. Thomas Francis Fox re-creates Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  View the film here.

The ASLized website produced a re-creation of the address, complete with a signing Abe Lincoln character. View the video here.

For more information, visit the Gettysburg Memorial Park website by clicking here.

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