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Letter from Captain James F. Hays, U.S. Naval Hospital, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA to Helen ... June 1, 1945

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Series1: General Correspondence
Sub Series2: Advocacy & Work
Box35: Events
Folder3: Events: Military - Visit to Armed Forces, Jan-Aug
Item No58
Format of Original7 x 11 inches
SubjectMilitary - navy; Health - hospital; Art and culture - photography; Health - ophthalmology; Children
DescriptionLetter from Captain James F. Hays, U.S. Naval Hospital, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA to Helen Keller, Westport, CT in appreciation of her visit, accompanied by the publication entitled "The Santana," published by the staff of the U.S. Naval Hospital, Long Beach, CA with an article by Scott Bonds entitled, "Miss Helen Keller Brings New Hope to Handicapped Patients in Visit Here," Vol. 3, No. 4, May 1946. Also accompanied by a letter form Lieutenant Colonel Brittain F. Payne, San Francisco, CA to Helen Keller and Polly Thomson, Westport, CT in thanks for the autographed picture of Miss Keller, requesting one of Miss Thomson, and discussing a ophthalmological hospital he visited.
SignatureHays, James; Payne, Brittain F.; Payne, Lieutenant Colonel Brittain F.
Subject PersonKeller, Helen; Keller, Helen A.; Keller, Helen Adams; Thomson, Polly; Thorne, Colonel
Folder Start Date1945
Folder End Date1946
Holding InstitutionAmerican Foundation for the Blind
Contact Information2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121, (212) 502-7600

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