The Feather: The Agatha Tiegel Hanson Story
From Gary Brooks
In 1893, Agatha Tiegel Hanson became the first Deaf woman to graduate from National Deaf Mute College (now Gallaudet University) four year program with a Bachelor of Arts. She was one of the 13 founders of O.W.L.S and was its first president. She also was co-founder and associate editor of "The Buff and Blue newspaper. Her valedictorian speech argued for the recognition of "The Intellect of Women", a cause she advocated throughout her life.