Helen Keller and Polly Thomson, seated outside on the grass with German Shepherd dog nearby, circa 1955

Please visit the Helen Keller Archive today between 12:00 and 12:30pm U.S. Eastern time. Our goal is to have a large number of visitors test the site’s ability to handle heavy traffic. So we need as many of you out there as possible to take a few minutes and enjoy the treasure trove that is the Helen Keller digital archive!

Learn something new! Check out her correspondence with Mark Twain and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Or read a letter she wrote to her good friend Nella Braddy Henney, describing her visit to Japan in 1948. And don’t forget to take a look at the awesome photographs, such as Helen as a young girl and as an older woman during an official visit to Mexico—one of the 39 countries she visited as a worldwide ambassador for those with vision loss.

Thank you for taking part and for being part of this unique and pioneering project!

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