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Film of clip of Helen Keller in France for the reinterment of Louis Braille's body to the Pantheon f... 1952

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Series10: Film
Folder1: Helen Keller In Her Story
Item No10
LanguageEnglish
Format of OriginalFilm
SubjectBlindness - braille; Event - reinterment of Louis Braille; Blindness - organization - American Foundation for the Overseas Blind; Award - French Legion of Honor; Architecture - building - Pantheon
DescriptionFilm of clip of Helen Keller in France for the reinterment of Louis Braille's body to the Pantheon from his village in Coupvray to the Pantheon in Paris. Scene moves from streets of Coupvray to a grand procession leading to the Pantheon in Paris. Keller delivers an address in French in Braille's honor at the Sorbonne University and receives the French Legion of Honor.
Subject PersonKeller, Helen; Thomson, Polly; Braille, Louis
Folder Start Date1918
Folder End Date1953
Holding InstitutionAmerican Foundation for the Blind
Contact Information2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121, (212) 502-7600
Date of Original1952
Format of Digitalvideo/mp4
Date of DigitalApril 28, 2015
Publisher DigitalAmerican Foundation for the Blind
FilenameHK10_F01_010_001.mp4
TypeFilm
Place FromCoupvray, France
Place ToParis, France
RightsPrior written permission required to use any image from the digital collections of the American Foundation for the Blind.
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