February 11, 2021
Throughout her life, skeptics often accuse Helen Keller (1880-1968) of being a fraud. Perkins Archives expert refutes the allegations in this Q&A.
February 15, 2019
The new set of handwritten notes, photographs and more shines an informal light on the life of Perkins School for the Blind’s most famous alum.
October 11, 2018
The library’s 125th anniversary highlights the deep connection between Perkins and history’s most famous deafblind person.
May 1, 2018
Filmmaker Laurie Block uses the deafblind icon's life to show how attitudes toward people with disabilities have evolved over the last century.
February 16, 2018
A look back at the deafblind icon’s relationships with seven U.S. presidents.
June 27, 2017
As we celebrate Perkins' most famous student's birthday today, let's take a look back at her words of wisdom.
April 25, 2017
Keller was never afraid to take unpopular positions, as she did when she argued that William Shakespeare didn't write his plays
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.
July 8, 2016
Former Perkins student Theresa Chan Poh Lin, who was deafblind, left an unforgettable impression on everyone who met her.