Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
624Higgins (1923) PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT: Both vertical "C" hands, at temples, palms outward, hands moved out to sides and hands closing as they move. (Vice-President: "President" "Second").110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=624&refid=higgins1923
549Long (1918) PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT: Reach the "C" hands up at either side of the head and grasp imaginary horns, carrying both "S" hands out simultaneously; then sign "rule over" thus: bring left hand down, thumb toward breast; open the right hand and reach it out and pass it over the left arm in a semi-circle from right to left. XI,225.65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=549&refid=long1918
551Long (1918) PRESIDENT~SECONDVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT: Make sign for "president" and then "second"--holding right "V" hand partly upward and twisting the hand half around.66hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=551&refid=long1918
470Michaels (1923) PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT: 1. Hold the hands with the palms facing outward near the temples. 2. Move the right hand to the right and left to the left. 3. Close the fingers as you do so.103hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=470&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
10Bryant (1915) PRESIDENTN/AONE BEAUTIFUL WARM ALL-DAY fs:NOV NINETEEN ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE PRESIDENT L-I-N-C-O-L-N GOING(-to-X) ARRIVE(-to-X) HERE cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ON HORSE(2h) IN PEOPLE(rf)~CLASS(rt) ABOVE TWENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=10
25Bryant (1915) PRESIDENTN/AHERE PRESIDENT L-I-N-L-N gs:SIT THERE-HON(behind-X) SEE~LOOK-AT (sweep_rt-to-lt) gs:ARISE STAND GOING LECTURE IN-FRONT-OF PEOPLE~CLASS FOR ABOUT TEN M-I-N-U-T-E-S.2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=25
231Draper (1915) PRESIDENTN/AFIRST(2h) HAVE 3P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) PRESIDENT E-D-W-A-R-D G-L-A-U-D-E-T, ONE (glitch) ONE GOOD STRONG LOOK-AT(2h,split_arc) MAN; 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=231
190Fay (1913) PRESIDENTN/ATHAT(1h) TIME-PERIOD PRESIDENT pn:EMG GONE~AWAY13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=190
225Fay (1913) PRESIDENTN/A1P-IX FEEL fs:IF PRES(false start) EMPEROR~OVER-ALL B-R-A-Z-I-L COME VISIT COLLEGE, gs:OH-WELL PRESIDENT COLLEGE NEED HERE FOR MEET.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=225
4Hanson (1913) PRESIDENTN/ADURING G-A-R-F-I-E-L-D AGO PRESIDENT OVER-ALL pn:AMERICA, 3P-SELF SHOW 3P-SELF(rf) VERY GOOD(int) FRIEND TO DEAF.1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=4
1Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/APRESIDENT, gs:ALL(rt-to-ctr arc), FEMALE~FANCY, MALE(rf)~FANCY, 1P-IX-PL HERE ON H-A-L-L-O-W-E-D G-R-O-U-N-D, HAPPEN+ MUCH5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=1
127Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/APRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF(false-start), PRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF PICK-FROM+(ctr-to-lt) THINK~GOAL PRESIDENT 14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=127
130Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/APRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF(false-start), PRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF PICK-FROM+(ctr-to-lt) THINK~GOAL PRESIDENT 14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=130
135Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/APRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF(false-start), PRESIDENT OVER-ALL 3P-SELF PICK-FROM+(ctr-to-lt) THINK~GOAL PRESIDENT 14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=135
148Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/A3P-SELF gs:SWORN-IN(1h) BECOME PRESIDENT pn:AMERICA, 3P-POSS(lt) DO(lt) FIRST gs:WHAT, 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE OLD MOTHER gs:SIT(lt) pose:embrace-and-kiss-cl:S(head_lt) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=148
171Hubbard (1913) PRESIDENTN/AFROM-THEN-ON 3P-SELF(rt) RESPONSIBILITY DUTY PRESIDENT DO.18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=171