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Anne Sullivan Accepting an Honorary Degree from Temple University

Anne Sullivan Accepting an Honorary Degree from Temple University

Item Information

Title:
Anne Sullivan Accepting an Honorary Degree from Temple University
Description:
In 1931 Temple University gave Anne Sullivan an honorary degree. At first she declined, but the President persisted. At Keller's insistence, "Teacher" finally accepted the degree. Group photograph of Anne Sullivan (center), Helen Keller (to the left), Polly Thomson (at the far left) and four unidentified men all wearing academic regalia.
Date:
1931
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
Contact host institution for more information.
Accession #:
AG62-2-029