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An Amazing Discovery: Laura Bridgman

While working my way through a series in the American Foundation for the Blind collection called “Education, Rehab, and Welfare,”...

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Dr. Joseph Himes: A Black History Month Profile

In my work cataloging the materials in the AFB Helen Keller Archive, I’ve come across  hundreds of folders with the...

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Helen Keller and the Stoney Nakoda Nation

In September of 2021, the AFB Helen Keller Archive received a handful of Helen Keller artifacts that had been discovered...

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How the Helen Keller Archive Began

When I started working in the AFB (American Foundation for the Blind) Helen Keller Archive at APH in October of...

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The Chair Went Out the Window

Museum objects and their stories are codependent. The artifact is the real deal. After all, it was there when history...

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Helen Likes Beer

“Helen,” she said superfluously, “does like beer.” That about sums up Helen Keller… That’s not what people expected to read...

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Telegrams

Learn more about the Western Union Telegram to Helen Keller above on AFB Helen Keller Archive Online.    Documents in...

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