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Letter from Major L. L. Weissmiller, Executive Officer, Deshon General Hospital, United States Army,... March 18, 1944

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Series1: General Correspondence
Sub Series2: Advocacy & Work
Box35: Events
Folder2: Events: Military - Visit to Armed Forces
Item No2
LanguageEnglish
Format of Original8 x 11 inches
SubjectMilitary - army; Health - hospital; Deaf - lipread; Publicity
DescriptionLetter from Major L. L. Weissmiller, Executive Officer, Deshon General Hospital, United States Army, Butler, PA to Robert B. Irwin, NYC stating that the hospital patients are taught to lipread and use hearing aids, asking if Helen Keller can speak to the their ambulatory patients, and requesting consent for newspaper publicity to be present.
SignatureWeissmiller, L. L.; Weissmiller, Major L. L.
Subject PersonKeller, Helen; Keller, Helen A.; Keller, Helen Adams
Folder Start Date1944
Holding InstitutionAmerican Foundation for the Blind
Contact Information2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121, (212) 502-7600

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