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Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Keller with Dictaphone

Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Keller with Dictaphone

Item Information

Title:
Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Keller with Dictaphone
Description:
Annie Sullivan Macy speaks into a dictaphone, which was a recording device, while simultaneously fingerspelling to Helen Keller. Sullivan Macy is wearing a house dress, and both are sitting in front of a full bookcase. Among other knickknacks, a clock can be seen on the top shelf. Keller wrote many books over the years and this dictating machine was one method of writing.
Date:
[ca. 1887–1936]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Anne Sullivan Photographs
Subjects:
Teachers of deafblind people
Special education
Deafblind people
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
Extent:
1 photograph
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
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Accession #:
AG62-2-017