Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Collections

Black and white photo of Anne Sullivan finger-spelling into the hand of a young Helen Keller

A very young Helen Keller stands next to a seated Anne Sullivan, while Anne fingerspells into Keller's hand, circa 1888.

Links to Online Resources from the Perkins Archives related to Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan.

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