Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy
Helen Keller worked for AFB from 1924 until her death in 1968. Her responsibilities included advocating for more and better services, fighting ... Show synopsis Helen Keller worked for AFB from 1924 until her death in 1968. Her responsibilities included advocating for more and better services, fighting discrimination and negative attitudes, and fundraising. Helen Keller's and Anne Sullivan Macy's photos and unpublished papers today form the Helen Keller Archives at AFB. For information about access to the Helen Keller Archives or permission to use photos and writings from the collection, contact Permissions, M.C. Migel Memorial Library, in writing, at AFB headquarters in New York City. The intimate story of two women whose lives were bound together in a unique relationship marked by genius, dependence, and love. Lash traces Anne Sullivan's early years in a Massachusetts poorhouse, describes her meeting with Helen Keller in Alabama, and goes on to recount the joint events of their lives: Helen's childhood experiences, education at Radcliffe, and work in vaudeville, politics, and for the blind.