The stories of 3 distinguished deaf advocates with ties to Minnesota were recorded during the "History Matters" Workshop that MNCDHH sponsored on October 1, 2010.
In these interviews, you will see Gerald Bummy Burstein, Melvin Mel Carter and Frank Turk talk about their life experiences, including where they went to school, what they did for work, and other funny and serious experiences that they have had as deaf people in Minnesota. You will also see them discuss the work that they have done to advocate for the community in Minnesota.
Interview videos & transcripts
This video collection is made accessible through American Sign Language (ASL), open captions, voiceovers, and Microsoft Word transcripts of audio content with video descriptions included. The transcripts also include interview & translation notes (with additional information & corrections).