Stan Zack photograph of Robert Panara and other performers

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for Stan Zack
Scope and Content
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Title
Stan Zack photograph of  Robert Panara and other performers
Creator - Photographer
Zack, Stan, (Stanley)
Date(s)
2012
Abstract
Collection consists of one framed color photograph with mat by photographer Stan Zack taken in 2012. Visible photograph dimensions are 11 3/4" x 7 3/4". Dimensions with frame included are 17" x 13". Photograph depicts Robert Panara, NTID's first deaf instructor seated, with eight other NTID performers around him. There are no additional materials in this collection at this time.
Extent
1.42 Linear feet (In box with Edward Swayze artwork RITDSA.0013)
General Physical Description note
Excellent
Dimensions note
Dimensions with frame included are 17" x 13"
Location
C.S. North, Shelf 86 (In box with Edward Swayze artwork RITDSA.0013)
Repository
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557
raswml@rit.edu
Language
English

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Biographical Information for Stan Zack (Collapse)

Stan Zack is a photographer and retired pharmacist born in Brooklyn, NY. He is a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT, a reporter and photographer for the Osher News and Events newsletter, and a member of The Photographic Historical Society of Webster, NY. His wife Elaine Zack also attends the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and contributes to the Osher News and Events newsletter as a reporter. Their daughter, Paula Zack, is a computer technician at NTID and writer for RIT's University News publication.

Robert Panara (1920-2014) was a scholar in the field of deaf studies, a writer and poet, and a professor at institutions including Gallaudet University in Washington and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, NY. In the 1960s, he helped found the Connecticut-based National Theatre of the Deaf, where he helped translate into sign language Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Hamlet and Othello, among other dramatic works. Panara retired from NTID in 1987, and is credited with helping to compile the book The Silent Muse: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry by the Deaf (1960).

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Framed color photograph with mat by photographer Stan Zack taken in 2012. Visible photograph dimensions are 11 3/4" x 7 3/4". Photograph depicts Robert Panara, NTID's first deaf instructor seated, with eight other NTID performers around him.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

This collection consists of a single object.

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Zack, Stan, (Stanley)
  • Panara, Robert

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Subject(s)

  • Student activities -- New York (State) -- Rochester
  • Teachers of the deaf
  • Universities and colleges -- Faculty -- New York (State) -- Rochester

Genre(s)

  • Color photographs
  • Photographs

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

Preferred Citation

Stan Zack photograph of Robert Panara and other performers, RIT Archive Collections

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open to researchers.

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Administrative Information (Collapse)

Collection ID

RITDSA.0142

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Melissa Fanton in September 2015.

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