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Perkins Report of 1888
While Helenís mind was thus laboring to escape from the strong tower of its imprisonment, my friend and former pupil, Miss Anna M. Sullivan, was engaged by Capt. Keller at my recommendation to aid his little daughter in her strenuous efforts to gain freedom. Fully conscious of the magnitude of the task, the young teacher entered upon the duties of her holy mission with much diffidence and not a few misgivings as to the completeness of her equipment and its adequacy to meet the requirements. But she was determined not to disappoint those who placed implicit confidence in her ability....
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Title: Perkins Report of 1888
Creator: Michael Anagnos (author)
Date: 1888
Format: Annual Report
Source: Perkins School for the Blind
Keywords: Advocacy; Alabama; Alexander Graham Bell; Animals; Anne Sullivan; Blind; Boston, MA; Children; Communication; Correspondence; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Family; Helen Keller; Institutions; Manual Alphabet; Massachusetts; Michael Anagnos; Perkins School For The Blind; Publicity; Religion; Samuel Gridley Howe; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Sophia Hopkins; Tuscumbia, AL; Women & Gender
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy