ourpresidents:

Helen Keller was born on this day in 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. During her extraordinary lifetime she met 13 U.S. Presidents from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon B. Johnson. She also wrote letters to eight of these Presidents, starting in 1903 with Theodore Roosevelt. She received a reply for each.
This picture is of Helen Keller with Eleanor Roosevelt and others in Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts. 8/25/1954.
The Presidential Libraries hold many other records related to disabilities and in the coming weeks we’ll be inviting you to get involved in making these records more accessible.
Learn more about researching the archives of The Presidential Libraries here.
-from the Roosevelt Library

ourpresidents:

Helen Keller was born on this day in 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. During her extraordinary lifetime she met 13 U.S. Presidents from Grover Cleveland to Lyndon B. Johnson. She also wrote letters to eight of these Presidents, starting in 1903 with Theodore Roosevelt. She received a reply for each.

This picture is of Helen Keller with Eleanor Roosevelt and others in Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts. 8/25/1954.

The Presidential Libraries hold many other records related to disabilities and in the coming weeks we’ll be inviting you to get involved in making these records more accessible.

Learn more about researching the archives of The Presidential Libraries here.

-from the Roosevelt Library

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