Helen Keller letter, 1947 Mar. 24.

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Keller, Helen, 1880-1968. Helen Keller letter, 1947 Mar. 24.

Helen Keller letter, 1947 Mar. 24.

Typewritten letter addressed to "Dear Miss Peaslee" on Helen Keller letterhead, 15 West 16th Street, New York 11, N.Y., with pencilled signature in full; eloquent, strong appeal for funds for the Committee on the Deaf-blind of America of the American Foundation for the Blind.

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American Foundation for the Blind. Committee on the Deaf-blind of America.

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Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...