Helen keller

Learn about the incredible journey of Helen Keller, an American author, activist, and lecturer. Discover how she overcame her disabilities to become a symbol of hope and inspiration for millions.
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Description: Studio portrait of 10-year-old Helen Keller standing next to her dog. Keller, a white girl, is facing sideways next to a chair with a spaniel sitting on it, who is likely her dog Belle. She rests her left hand on the dog's shoulder, her right hand is resting against her skirt in a fist, with one finger pointing downward. Keller wears a light-colored dress with a bow in the back and dark button-up boots. Note on verso, “Lioness." Full text: Elmer Chickering 21 West St. Boston…

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“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks.”  --Helen Keller in "Midstream" ©Helen Keller Archives, American Foundation for the Blind  (Image: Helen Keller, wearing a white, ruffled-front dress and a black ivory headband, seated in a wooden chair and holding a book, circa 1896) Education, Vintage Photos, Portrait, Strong Women, Wisdom, Tolerance, Author, The Miracle Worker, Helen Keller

“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks.” --Helen Keller in "Midstream" ©Helen Keller Archives, American Foundation for the Blind (Image: Helen Keller, wearing a white, ruffled-front dress and a black ivory headband, seated in a wooden chair and holding a book, circa 1896)

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