Dr. Ronald E. Sutcliffe, author of The Legacy of the Iowa School for the Deaf, will kick off Clerc- Gallaudet Week at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library with a program featuring Edmund Booth: Deaf Pioneer by Harry G. Lang.
At the program, the audience will join in the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edmund Booth, who was born in Springfield, Mass., on August 24, 1810. Sutcliffe will discuss Edmund Booth: Deaf Pioneer, by Harry G. Lang. This book was selected by the National Literary Society of the Deaf and deaf library friends groups. This remarkable deaf pioneer made America great in the 19th century.