Perkins Archives Blog
April 13, 2017
To celebrate Sullivan’s birthday on April 14, here are some surprising facts about Helen Keller’s teacher and friend
April 10, 2017
How Helen Keller used the libraries at Perkins School for the Blind when she visited and how she felt about books.
March 1, 2017
Perkins students have always used hands-on methods to study science, from botany to astronomy.
February 6, 2017
The Perkins Globe started as a teaching tool for students like Helen Keller, and 180 years later people still want to touch it.
February 1, 2017
A lack of vision has never stopped Perkins students from performing some of the world’s greatest plays.
January 10, 2017
For more than 180 years, Perkins has been pioneering ways for people with deafblindness to communicate with others.
December 14, 2016
Recollections of Christmas memories from former Perkins students as they were featured in the 1925 Annual Report.
December 2, 2016
She died 44 years ago, but students in Thailand still gather every year to commemorate the life of Genevieve Caulfield.
November 28, 2016
Helen Keller’s remarkable legacy of generosity and advocacy can inspire us all.
November 22, 2016
Nearly 50 years after her death, the story of Perkins’ most famous student fascinates a new generation of youngsters.