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Helen Keller at Martha's Vineyard, June 1961

Helen Keller at Martha's Vineyard, June 1961

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Title:
Helen Keller at Martha's Vineyard, June 1961
Description:
Helen Keller at Martha's Vineyard. She is seated amongst a group, including current companion Winnie Corbally, in front of a beach house. Corbally, a nurse by occupation, started working with Keller and Polly Thomson during Polly's last years. After Thomson's death in 1960, Winnie stayed with Helen, serving as her companion up until Keller's death in 1968.
Creator:
Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985
Name on Item:
Nancy Hamilton
Date:
1961
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
color photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Helen Keller Collection
Series:
Martha's Vineyard with Eleanor Roosevelt
Subjects:
Blind
Perkins School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsDukes (county)Martha's Vineyard (island)
Extent:
1 photograph
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes (acquisition):
from the Nella Braddy Henney collection
Accession #:
AG62-6-008