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Letter from Helen Keller, Westport, CT to Jo Davidson regarding sadness over death of housekeeper He... November 2, 1950

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Series1: General Correspondence
Sub Series3: Individuals
Box52: Crocker - Devol
Folder8: Davidson, Jo and Florence
Item No46
Format of Original9 x 11 inches
SubjectBlindness - organization - Berkeley California School for the Blind; Deaf - deafblind; Art and culture - sculpture; Government - international - Yugoslavia; Blindness - advocacy
DescriptionLetter from Helen Keller, Westport, CT to Jo Davidson regarding sadness over death of housekeeper Herbert Haas; Dedication of Berkeley School for the Blind, CA and education of deafblind children; portrait Davidson painted of her and Polly Thomson; excitement receiving braille magazine in Esperanto from blind of Yugoslavia; her speech in support of the U.N. in Hartford, CT; world politics and witch hunts in U.S.; socializing at the Cosmopolitan Club, NYC
Subject PersonRistic, Marko; Ambassador Ristic of Yugoslavia; Zimmern, Alfred; Haas, Herbert; Haas, Herbert R.
Folder Start Date1942
Folder End Date1950
Holding InstitutionAmerican Foundation for the Blind
Contact Information2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121, (212) 502-7600

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