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

When Helen was 13, Helen and Anne moved to New York City. There Helen attended the Wright-Humason school for the deaf. She was the only student who was deaf and blind. In class, Anne read everything and signed what she read into Helen's hand. Helen devoured information and became able to communicate with other adults and children. She was even learning how to speak.

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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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