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Laying foundations at Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre

1958
A group of Deaf men busily work on laying the foundations for the new Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, later to become the property of the Auckland Deaf Society.
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If you needed evidence that Auckland Deaf Society was built by hand with Deaf effort and commitment, here it is! Shot in 1958, this film shows a group of Deaf men mixing and laying the foundations of the Auckland Deaf Welfare Centre, including early footage of the property from the street view.

Donated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
Produced by Leslie Barratt
Sponsored By Kevin Pivac, Lynette Pivac