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Education 1894-1904

Helen and Anne playing chess, 1900 - select for more details
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Helen and Anne playing chess, 1900

Anne Sullivan (Helen always called her "Teacher") was very dedicated to Helen. And Helen loved to learn about everything. She studied French, German, and Latin. She learned to play chess and to horseback ride. Since many books were not available in braille at that time, Anne would sign what she read into Helen's hand.

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Wright-Humason School class picture, 1895 - Helen and Anne are seated at front-left

Helen's certificate of admission to Radcliffe College, 1899

Helen and Anne playing chess, 1900

Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan, Mark Twain, and Laurence Hutton, circa 1902

Helen, Anne, and Alexander Graham Bell, 1901

Helen sitting on a stone wall reading braille, 1902

Helen with her Boston Terrier, reading a braille book, 1904




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